Microsoft NNTP Component Remote Overflow (883935)

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2359

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft NNTP server that is vulnerable to a buffer overflow issue.

An attacker may exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary commands on the remote host with the privileges of the NNTP server process.

Solution

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS04-036.mspx

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 2359

Family: Generic

Published: 2004/10/12

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1888

Nessus ID: 15465

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0574, CVE-2004-0840

BID: 11379, 11374