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Buffer overrun in Windows Shell (839645) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for ms04-024 over the registry
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It is possible to execute commands on the remote host.
The remote host is running a version of Windows which has a flaw in
its shell. A possible hacker could persuade a user on the remote host to execute
a rogue program by using a CLSID instead of a file type, thus fooling
the user into thinking that he will not execute an application but simply
open a document.
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000, XP and 2003 :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
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