Citrix Provisioning Services SoapServer RCE (CTX133039)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 59018


An application running on the remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The version of Citrix Provisioning Services running on the remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability in the SoapServer service due to an overflow condition caused by improper validation of user-supplied input when parsing date and time strings.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted packet, to cause a denial of service condition or the execution of arbitrary code.


Apply the relevant hotfix as referenced in the vendor's advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 59018

File Name: citrix_provisioning_services_ctx133039.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2012/05/07

Modified: 2017/01/23

Dependencies: 51663, 10456

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:citrix:provisioning_services

Required KB Items: SMB/Citrix/Provisioning_Services/Version, SMB/Citrix/Provisioning_Services/Path, SMB/Citrix/Provisioning_Services/StreamProcess.exe

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/05/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/05/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4068

BID: 53330

OSVDB: 81664