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: 11/8/2011

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: 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: 11/8/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/8/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2013

BID: 50517

CERT: 951982

MSFT: MS11-083

MSKB: 2588516