MS05-024: Vulnerability in Web View Could Allow Code Execution (894320)

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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 Microsoft Windows that contains
a security flaw in the Web View of the Windows Explorer that could allow
an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

To succeed, the attacker would have to send a rogue file to a user of
the remote computer and have him preview it using the Web View with the
Windows Explorer.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms05-024

Solution :

Microsoft has released a patch for Windows 2000.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 18215 ()

Bugtraq ID: 13248

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1191