MS KB2896666: Vulnerability in Microsoft Graphics Component Could Allow Remote Code Execution (deprecated)

high Nessus Plugin ID 70773


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


The remote host is missing one of the workarounds referenced in KB 2896666.

The remote host has a version of the Microsoft Graphics Component installed that is potentially affected by a code execution vulnerability due to the way the application handles specially crafted TIFF images.


Microsoft has provided a workaround for Windows Vista, 2008, Office 2003, Office 2007, Office 2010, Office Compatibility Pack, Lync 2010 and Lync 2013.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 70773

File Name: smb_kb2896666.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 11/6/2013

Updated: 8/30/2017

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows, cpe:/a:microsoft:office, cpe:/a:microsoft:office_compatibility_pack

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, SMB/WindowsVersion

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/5/2013

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Microsoft Tagged Image File Format (TIFF) Integer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-3906

BID: 63530

OSVDB: 99376

MSKB: 2896666