MS05-016: Vulnerability in Windows Shell (893086)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains a flaw in the Windows Shell that
could allow an attacker to elevate his privileges and/or 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

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 : 6.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 18020 ()

Bugtraq ID: 13132

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0063