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Flaw in WinXP Help center could enable file deletion Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for MS Hotfix Q328940
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Arbitrary files can be deleted on the remote host through the web client.
There is a security vulnerability in the remote Windows XP Help and Support
Center which can be exploited by a possible hacker to delete arbitrary file
on this host.
To do so, a possible hacker needs to create malicious web pages that must
be visited by the owner of the remote system.
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP and 2000 :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4
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