MS13-056: Vulnerability in Microsoft DirectShow Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2845187)

High Nessus Plugin ID 67213


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


The remote Windows host is potentially affected by a vulnerability that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a malicious image file. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to gain the same user rights as the local user.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 7, 2008, 2008 R2, 8, and 2012.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 67213

File Name: smb_nt_ms13-056.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2013/07/10

Modified: 2017/07/26

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/07/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/07/09

Exploitable With


Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-3174

BID: 60979

OSVDB: 94985

EDB-ID: 27050

MSFT: MS13-056

MSKB: 2845187