MS04-037: Vulnerability in Windows Shell (841356)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains a flaw in the Windows Shell that
could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to lure a victim into
visiting a malicious website or into opening a malicious file
attachment.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms04-037

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000, 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: 15460 ()

Bugtraq ID: 10677

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0214
CVE-2004-0572