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Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the
installed VBScript Scripting Engine.
The installed version of the VBScript Scripting Engine allows an
attacker to specify a Help file location when displaying a dialog box
on a web page. If a user can be tricked into pressing the F1 key
while such a dialog box is being displayed, an attacker can leverage
this to cause the Windows Help System to load a specially crafted Help
file, resulting in execution of arbitrary code subject to the user's
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, 2003,
Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 45509 ()
Bugtraq ID: 38463
CVE ID: CVE-2010-0483
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