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Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows Hyperlink Object Library Could Allow Remote Code Execution (920670) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for KB 920670 via the registry
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the web client.
The remote host is running a version of Windows which contains a flaw in
the Hyperlink Object Library.
A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.
To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker would need to construct a malicious hyperlink
and lure a victim into clicking it.
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003 :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
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