MS05-001: HTML Help Code Execution (890175)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host contains a version of the HTML Help ActiveX control
that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote
host by constructing a malicious web page and entice a victim to visit
this web page.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms05-001

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)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 16123 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1043