MS08-038: Vulnerability in Windows Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution (950582)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

Vulnerabilities in the Windows Shell may allow an attacker to execute
privileged commands on the remote host.

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains a version of the Windows Shell
that contains a vulnerability in the way it handles saved searches.

An attacker might use this flaw to trick an administrator to execute a
saved search and therefore execute arbitrary commands on his behalf.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista and 2008.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 33442 ()

Bugtraq ID: 30109

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1435