MS04-034: Vulnerability in zipped folders may allow code execution (873376)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote version of Windows is vulnerable to a bug in the way it
handles compressed (zipped) folders, that could in turn be exploited by
an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to send a specially crafted
.zip file to a victim on the remote host and wait for him to browse the
file using the Windows Explorer.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms04-034

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP and 2003.

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: 15459 ()

Bugtraq ID: 11382

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0575