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: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 7/10/2013

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/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: 7/9/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/9/2013

Exploitable With


Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-3174

BID: 60979

EDB-ID: 27050

MSFT: MS13-056

MSKB: 2845187