MS05-015: Vulnerability in the Hyperlink Object Library may allow code execution (888113)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Windows that contains a flaw in
the Hyperlink Object Library that can be abused to execute arbitrary
code on the remote host.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to construct a malicious
hyperlink and lure a victim into clicking it.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms05-015

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and
2003.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 16330 ()

Bugtraq ID: 12479

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0057