MS03-027: Buffer overrun in Windows Shell (821557)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Explorer.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Windows that has a flaw in its
shell. An attacker could exploit it by creating a malicious Desktop.ini
file, putting it on a shared folder and waiting for someone to browse

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.8
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 11792 ()

Bugtraq ID: 8208

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0306