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Vulnerability in Authenticode Verification Could Allow Remote Code Execution (823182) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for hotfix Q823182
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through web client.
The remote host contains a version of the Authenticode Verification module
which is vulnerable to a security flaw which may allow a possible hacker to execute
arbitrary code on the remote host by constructing a malicious web page and
entice a victim to visit this web page.
A possible hacker may also be able to exploit the vulnerability by sending a malicious
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000, XP and 2003 :
High / CVSS Base Score : 8
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