MS11-083: Vulnerability in TCP/IP Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2588516)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 56736


The remote Windows host has a code execution vulnerability.


The TCP/IP stack in use on the remote Windows host is affected by an integer overflow vulnerability. Sending a continuous flow of specially crafted UDP packets to a closed port can result in arbitrary code execution in kernel mode.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 56736

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-083.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2011/11/08

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/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: 2011/11/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/11/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2013

BID: 50517

CERT: 951982

MSFT: MS11-083

MSKB: 2588516