MS06-015: Vulnerabilities in Windows Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution (908531)

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Synopsis :

Vulnerabilities in the Windows Explorer could allow an attacker to execute
arbitrary code on the remote host.

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains a version of the Windows Explorer
that has a vulnerability in the way it handles COM objects.
An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by asking a victim to visit
a rogue website containing a malformed COM object.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 21212 ()

Bugtraq ID: 17464

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0012

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