MS13-081: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2870008)

high Nessus Plugin ID 70333


The Windows kernel drivers on the remote host are affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote Windows host has the following vulnerabilities :

- Multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities exist in the way the Windows kernel-mode driver parses OpenType and TrueType fonts. (CVE-2013-3128, CVE-2013-3894)

- Multiple privilege escalation vulnerabilities exist in the Windows kernel-mode drivers. (CVE-2013-3879, CVE-2013-3880, CVE-2013-3880, CVE-2013-3888)

- A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in the Windows USB drivers. (CVE-2013-3200)

An attacker who successfully exploited these vulnerabilities could read arbitrary amounts of kernel memory or gain elevated privileges.

Note that the update was re-offered for Windows 7 and 2008 R2 as of January 14, 2014.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 70333

File Name: smb_nt_ms13-081.nasl

Version: 1.23

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 10/9/2013

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A: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: 10/8/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/8/2013

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Windows TrackPopupMenuEx Win32k NULL Page)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-3128, CVE-2013-3200, CVE-2013-3879, CVE-2013-3880, CVE-2013-3881, CVE-2013-3888, CVE-2013-3894

BID: 62830, 62831, 62833, 62819, 62821, 62823, 62828