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Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (896688) Vulnerability Scan


Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the presence of update 896688

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the web client.

Description :

The remote host contains a version of the Internet Explorer which is
vulnerable to a security flaw (COM Object Instantiation Memory Corruption
Vulnerability) which may allow a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code on the
remote host by constructing a malicious web page and entice a victim
to visit this web page.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP SP2 and 2003 :

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms05-052.mspx

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 8
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

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