MS11-049: Vulnerability in the Microsoft XML Editor Could Allow Information Disclosure (2543893) (uncredentialed check)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 72909


An application on the remote Windows host has an information disclosure vulnerability.


An application on the remote host has an information disclosure vulnerability. When parsing a specially crafted Web Service Discovery (.disco) file, external XML entities are allowed for untrusted user input. A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted .disco file, resulting in the disclosure of sensitive information.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for SQL Server 2005, 2008 and 2008 R2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 72909

File Name: smb_kb2543893.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/10/2014

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:sql_server

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/14/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/14/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1280

BID: 48196

MSFT: MS11-049

IAVB: 2011-B-0064

MSKB: 2543893