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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66864


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: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2013/06/11

Modified: 2017/07/26

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 3.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/06/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/06/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-3136

BID: 60357

OSVDB: 94124

MSFT: MS13-048

MSKB: 2839229