MS05-049: Vulnerabilities in Windows Shell Could Allow Remote Code Execution (900725)

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Synopsis :

Vulnerabilities in the Windows Shell could allow an attacker to execute
arbitrary code on the remote host.

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains a version of the Windows Shell
that has several vulnerabilities. An attacker may exploit these
vulnerabilities by :

- Sending a malformed .lnk file a to user on the remote
host to trigger an overflow.

- Sending a malformed HTML document to a user on the
remote host and have him view it in the Windows
Explorer preview pane.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms05-049

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: 20002 ()

Bugtraq ID: 15070
15069
15064

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2122
CVE-2005-2118
CVE-2005-2117