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Vulnerabilities in the Windows Shell may allow a user to elevate his
The remote version of Windows contains a version of the Windows Shell
that contains a vulnerability in the way it handles URI.
An attacker might use this flaw to execute arbitrary commands on the
remote host using attack vectors such as IE or other tools.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP and 2003.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 28183 ()
Bugtraq ID: 25945
CVE ID: CVE-2007-3896
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