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Vulnerability in HTML Help Could Allow Remote Code Execution (896358) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the presence of update 896358
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the web client.
The remote host contains a version of the HTML Help ActiveX control 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.
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003 :
High / CVSS Base Score : 8
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