MS12-038: Vulnerability in .NET Framework Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2706726)

High Nessus Plugin ID 59456


The .NET Framework installed on the remote Windows host could allow arbitrary code execution.


The version of the .NET Framework installed on the remote host is affected by a code execution vulnerability due to the improper execution of a function pointer.

A remote, unauthenticated attacker could execute arbitrary code on the remote host subject to the privileges of the user running the affected application.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for .NET Framework 2.0, 3.5, and 4.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 59456

File Name: smb_nt_ms12-038.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2012/06/13

Modified: 2017/07/26

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


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:/a:microsoft:.net_framework

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/06/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/06/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1855

BID: 53861

OSVDB: 82859

MSFT: MS12-038

MSKB: 2686828, 2686827, 2686830, 2686831, 2686833