MS05-012: Vulnerability in OLE and COM Could Allow Code Execution (873333)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Windows that is affected by two
vulnerabilities when dealing with OLE and/or COM.

These vulnerabilities could allow a local user to escalate his
privileges and allow a remote user to execute arbitrary code on the
remote host.

To exploit these flaws, an attacker would need to send a specially
crafted document to a victim on the remote host.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 16327 ()

Bugtraq ID: 12488

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0047