MS13-034: Vulnerability in Microsoft Antimalware Client Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2823482)

High Nessus Plugin ID 65881


The Microsoft Antimalware Client on the remote host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.


The remote host is running a version of the Microsoft Antimalware Client that could allow elevation of privilege due to the way that pathnames are used. By successfully exploiting this vulnerability, an attacker could execute arbitrary code and take complete control of an affected system. But the attacker must have valid login credentials in order to exploit the vulnerability and it cannot be exploited by anonymous users.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 8.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 65881

File Name: smb_nt_ms13-034.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2013/04/10

Modified: 2017/07/26

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows, cpe:/a:microsoft:windows_defender

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/04/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/04/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0078

BID: 58847

OSVDB: 92128

MSFT: MS13-034

MSKB: 2781197