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The remote host may allow remote code execution.
A vulnerability in the way the Windows SearchPath function locates and
opens files on the remote host could allow an attacker to execute
arbitrary remote code if he can trick a user into downloading a
specially crafted file into a specific location, such as the Windows
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, 2003,
Vista and 2008.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 36153 ()
Bugtraq ID: 29445
CVE ID: CVE-2008-2540
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