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The remote Windows host has an application that is subject to a buffer
Notepad++, a free source code editor and Notepad replacement, is
installed on the remote Windows host.
The version of Notepad++ installed on the remote host reportedly
contains a buffer overflow involving how it processes Ruby source code
files. If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into
opening a specially crafted file of this type using Notepad++, he can
leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code on the host subject to
the user's privileges.
See also :
Upgrade to Notepad++ version 4.1.2 or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true