MS13-062: Vulnerability in Remote Procedure Call Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2849470)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 69327


The Windows install on the remote host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.


The remote host contains a flaw in the way that Windows handles asynchronous RPC requests, which can lead to elevation of privileges.
An attacker could exploit this issue to run arbitrary code and take complete control of an affected system.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 69327

File Name: smb_nt_ms13-062.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 8/14/2013

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/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: 8/13/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/13/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-3175

BID: 61673

MSFT: MS13-062

MSKB: 2849470

IAVA: 2013-A-0163