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Vulnerabilities in the Windows Shell could allow an attacker to execute
arbitrary code on the remote host.
The remote version of Windows contains a version of the Windows Shell
that has several vulnerabilities. An attacker may exploit these
vulnerabilities by :
- Sending a malformed .lnk file a to user on the remote
host to trigger an overflow.
- Sending a malformed HTML document to a user on the
remote host and have him view it in the Windows
Explorer preview pane.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : false