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Vulnerabilities in the Windows Explorer could allow an attacker to execute
arbitrary code on the remote host.
The remote version of Windows contains a version of the Windows Explorer
that has a vulnerability in the way it handles COM objects.
An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by asking a victim to visit
a rogue website containing a malformed COM object.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 21212 ()
Bugtraq ID: 17464
CVE ID: CVE-2006-0012
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