MS13-099: Vulnerability in Microsoft Scripting Runtime Object Library Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2909158)

high Nessus Plugin ID 71314


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


The remote host contains a version of Microsoft Windows that is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability in the Microsoft Scripting Runtime Object Library. An attacker could craft a malicious website designed to exploit this vulnerability via components of Internet Explorer. An attacker could then trick a user into visiting a website or opening an email attachment containing the crafted exploit.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1 and 2012 R2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 71314

File Name: smb_nt_ms13-099.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 12/11/2013

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9


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:H/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: 12/10/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/10/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5056

BID: 64082

MSFT: MS13-099

MSKB: 2892074, 2892075, 2892076

IAVA: 2013-A-0228