MS13-002: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft XML Core Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2756145)

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VPR Score: 9.5


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft XML Core Services.


The version of Microsoft XML Core Services installed on the remote Windows host is affected by multiple code execution vulnerabilities when visiting a specially crafted web page using Internet Explorer.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2, 8, 2012, Office 2003, 2007, Word Viewer, Office Compatibility Pack, Expression Web Service, Expression Web 2, SharePoint Server 2007 and Groove Server 2007.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 63420

File Name: smb_nt_ms13-002.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 1/9/2013

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 9.5

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:xml_core_services, cpe:/a:microsoft:expression_web, cpe:/a:microsoft:groove_server, cpe:/a:microsoft:office, cpe:/a:microsoft:office_compatibility_pack, cpe:/a:microsoft:sharepoint_server, cpe:/a:microsoft:word_viewer, cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/8/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/8/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0006, CVE-2013-0007

BID: 57116, 57122

MSFT: MS13-002

MSKB: 2687497, 2687499, 2757638, 2758694, 2758696, 2760574

IAVA: 2013-A-0004