MS13-049: Vulnerability in Kernel-Mode Driver Could Allow Denial of Service (2845690)

high Nessus Plugin ID 66865
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The remote Windows host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability due to the Windows TCP/IP stack improperly handling packets during TCP connections. An attacker could use a specially crafted packet to exploit this vulnerability and cause a target system to stop responding and restart.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, and 2012.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 66865

File Name: smb_nt_ms13-049.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 6/11/2013

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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-2013-3138

BID: 60358

MSFT: MS13-049

MSKB: 2845690