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Vulnerability in Visual Studio 2005 Could Allow Remote Code Execution (925674) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the version of visual studio

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the web

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Visual Studio 2005
which is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when handling malformed WMI
request in the ActiveX component.

A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on this
host, by entice a use to visit a specially crafter web page.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for VS2005 :

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.6

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