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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

Synopsis :

It is possible to execute commands on the remote host.

Description :

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.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000, XP and 2003 :

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6

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