MS02-072: Unchecked Buffer in XP Shell Could Enable System Compromise (329390)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Windows
Shell.

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains a flaw in the handling of audio
files (MP3, WMA) in the Windows Shell component, that could allow an
attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host with SYSTEM
privileges.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms02-072

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 11194 ()

Bugtraq ID: 6427

CVE ID: CVE-2002-1327