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Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Windows
The remote Windows host contains a version of Windows Media Encoder
that incorrectly restricts the path used for loading external
If an attacker can trick a user on the affected system into opening a
specially crafted Windows Media Profile (.prx) file located in the
same network directory as a specially crafted dynamic link library
(DLL) file, this issue could be leveraged to execute arbitrary code
subject to the user's privileges.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista,
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 51166 ()
Bugtraq ID: 42855
CVE ID: CVE-2010-3965
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