This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through WordPad.
The remote host contains a version of Microsoft WordPad that is
vulnerable to two security flaws.
To exploit these flaws an attacker would need to send a malformed Word
file to a victim on the remote host and wait for him to open the file
Opening the file with WordPad will trigger a buffer overflow that could
allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host with the
privileges of the user.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000, XP and
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 15966 ()
Bugtraq ID: 1192711929
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0571CVE-2004-0901
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