MS13-071: Vulnerability in Windows Theme File Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2864063)

High Nessus Plugin ID 69831


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


The version of Windows on the remote host is affected by a code execution vulnerability due to a flaw in the handling of specially crafted Windows theme files. An attacker could exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code by enticing a user to apply a specially crafted Windows theme.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 69831

File Name: smb_nt_ms13-071.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2013/09/11

Modified: 2017/07/26

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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: 2013/09/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/09/10

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (MS13-071 Microsoft Windows Theme File Handling Arbitrary Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0810

BID: 62176

OSVDB: 97136

MSFT: MS13-071

MSKB: 2864063

IAVB: 2013-B-0104