MS17-016: Security Update for Windows IIS (4013074)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97741


The remote Windows host is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability due to improper validation of user-supplied input. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted request, to execute arbitrary script code in a user's browser session.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 2012, 8.1, RT 8.1, 2012 R2, 10, and 2016.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97741

File Name: smb_nt_ms17-016.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2017/03/15

Modified: 2017/05/26

Dependencies: 93962, 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 4.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows, cpe:/a:microsoft:iis

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/03/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-0055

BID: 96622

OSVDB: 153722

MSFT: MS17-016

MSKB: 4012373, 4012212, 4012215, 4012213, 4012216, 4012214, 4012217, 4012606, 4013198, 4013429

IAVB: 2017-B-0033