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It is possible to execute arbitrary code on the remote Windows host
through the Windows Help and Support Center feature.
The Windows Help and Support Center does not properly validate HCP
URLs, which are associated normally with the Windows Help and Support
If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into viewing a
specially crafted web page or clicking on a specially crafted link in
an email message, he can leverage this issue to execute arbitrary
code subject to the user's privileges.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP and 2003.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 47710 ()
Bugtraq ID: 40725
CVE ID: CVE-2010-1885
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