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The remote Windows host could allow arbitrary code execution.
The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Works for Windows
that is affected by a heap overflow vulnerability. If an attacker can
trick a user on the affected host into opening a specially crafted Works
file, the attacker may be able to leverage this issue to run arbitrary
code on the host subject to the user's privileges.
See also :
Microsoft has released a patch for Microsoft Works 9.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 62460 ()
Bugtraq ID: 55796
CVE ID: CVE-2012-2550
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