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