MS05-026: Vulnerability in HTML Help Could Allow Remote Code Execution (896358)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host contains a version of the HTML Help ActiveX control
that is vulnerable to a security flaw 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 :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 18482 ()

Bugtraq ID: 13953

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1208

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