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Vulnerability in OLE and COM Could Allow Code Execution (873333) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for KB 873333 via the registry
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through explorer.
The remote host is running a version of Windows which is vulnerable to two
vulnerabilities when dealing with OLE and/or COM.
These vulnerabilities may allow a local user to escalate his rights
and allow a remote user to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.
To exploit these flaws, a possible hacker would need to send a specially crafted
document to a victim on the remote host.
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003 :
High / CVSS Base Score : 8
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