MS13-048: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Information Disclosure (2839229)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 66864
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The Windows kernel on the remote host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


The remote host contains a flaw in the way the Windows kernel handles certain page fault system calls. Successful exploitation could allow disclosure of kernel memory, which could aid in further attacks.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, and 8.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66864

File Name: smb_nt_ms13-048.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 6/11/2013

Updated: 11/27/2019

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-3136


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/11/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/11/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-3136

BID: 60357

MSFT: MS13-048

MSKB: 2839229