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Unchecked Buffer in File Decompression Functions Could Lead to Code Execution (Q329048) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for MS Hotfix Q329048, Unchecked Buffer in Decompression functions
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Explorer.
The remote host contains a version of Windows which is vulnerable to a
security flaw in the compressed files (ZIP) implementation.
A possible hacker can exploit this flaw by sending a malicious zip files
to the remote user. When the user opens the file with explorer
the code will be executed.
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000 and XP :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
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