MS11-058: Vulnerabilities in DNS Server Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2562485)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 55788

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VPR Score: 8.4


The DNS server running on the remote host has multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Windows DNS server running on the remote host has the following vulnerabilities :

- A memory corruption vulnerability that can be triggered by making a specially crafted NAPTR query, which can result in arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2011-1966)

- A denial of service vulnerability related to handling uninitialized memory improperly, which can cause the DNS service to become unresponsive. (CVE-2011-1970)


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, 2008, and 2008 R2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 55788

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-058.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2011/08/09

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 8.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/08/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/08/09

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1966, CVE-2011-1970

BID: 49012, 49019

MSFT: MS11-058

MSKB: 2562485