MS08-075: Vulnerabilities in Windows Search Could Allow Remote Code Execution (959349)

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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 seaches.

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 :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.6
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 35074 ()

Bugtraq ID: 32651

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4268