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Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the installed
version of Microsoft WordPad.
The installed version of Microsoft WordPad includes text converters
that do not correctly parse certain fields in a Word document.
If an attacker can trick a user on the affected system into opening a
specially crafted Word document using WordPad, 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 XP and 2003.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 53390 ()
Bugtraq ID: 47236
CVE ID: CVE-2011-0028
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