MS11-089: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2590602)

High Nessus Plugin ID 57275


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft Office.


The version of Microsoft Office installed on the remote host has a use-after-free vulnerability. A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted Word file, resulting in arbitrary code execution.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office 2007 SP2, 2007 SP3, 2010, and 2010 SP1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57275

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-089.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2011/12/13

Modified: 2017/07/26

Dependencies: 57033, 27524, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:office

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/12/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/12/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1983

BID: 50956

OSVDB: 77659

MSFT: MS11-089

MSKB: 2589320, 2596785