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Unchecked Buffer in XP Shell Could Enable System Compromise (329390) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for MS Hotfix 329390, Flaw in Microsoft XP Shell

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Windows Shell.

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains a flaw in the handling of
audio files (MP3, WMA) in the Windows Shell component which may allow an
attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host with the SYSTEM

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP :

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 8

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