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Vulnerabilities in Windows Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution (908531) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the presence of update 908531

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

Vulnerabilities in the Windows Explorer may allow a possible hacker to execute
arbitrary code on the remote host.

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains a version of the Windows Explorer
which contains a vulnerability in the way it handles COM objects.
A possible hacker may exploit this vulnerability by asking his victim to visit
a rogue website containing a malformed COM object.

Solution :

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

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6

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