MS11-071: Vulnerability in Windows Components Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2570947)

High Nessus Plugin ID 56174


The remote Windows host is affected by a code execution vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is affected by a code execution vulnerability.
By tricking a user into opening a legitimate rich text file (.rtf), text file (.txt), or Word document (.doc) that is in the same directory as a specially crafted library file, a remote, unauthenticated user could execute arbitrary code on the host subject to the privileges of the user running the affected component.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 56174

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-071.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2011/09/14

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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: 2011/09/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/05/06

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1991

BID: 47741

IAVA: 2012-A-0002

MSFT: MS11-071

MSKB: 2570947