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ADODB.Stream object from Internet Explorer (870669) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Makes sure that a given registry key is missing

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote host contains a version of IE which may read and write to
local files.

Description :

The remote host contains a vulnerability in IE. The ADODB.Stream
object can be used by a malicious web page to read and write to local

A possible hacker may use this flaw to gain access to the data on the remote
host. To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker would need to set up a rogue
web site and lure a user on the remote host into visiting it. If the
web site contains the proper call to the ADODB object, then it may
execute data on the remote host.

Solution :

Microsoft produced a workaround for this problem :

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4

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