MS13-041: Vulnerability in Lync Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2834695)

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The remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The version of Microsoft Communicator and/or Lync installed on the remote host is potentially affected by a remote code execution if an attacker shares specially crafted content, such as a file or program, as a presentation in Lync or Communicator.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Communicator 2007 R2, Lync 2010, Lync 2010 Attendee, and Lync Server 2013.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 66416

File Name: smb_nt_ms13-041.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 5/15/2013

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

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:lync, cpe:/a:microsoft:lync_server, cpe:/a:microsoft:office_communicator

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/14/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/14/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1302

BID: 59791

MSFT: MS13-041

MSKB: 2827750, 2827751, 2827752, 2827753, 2827754

IAVB: 2013-B-0051