MS07-061: Vulnerability in Windows URI Handling Could Allow Remote Code Execution (943460)

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Synopsis :

Vulnerabilities in the Windows Shell may allow a user to elevate his
privileges.

Description :

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 :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS07-061

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP and 2003.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 28183 ()

Bugtraq ID: 25945

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3896