MS09-057: Vulnerability in Indexing Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (969059)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has an ActiveX control that is affected by a
code execution vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host contains the ixsso.dll ActiveX control.

This control is included with the Indexing Service. The version of this
control installed on the remote host reportedly has an arbitrary code
execution vulnerability. A remote attacker could exploit this by
tricking a user into requesting a maliciously crafted web page.

This vulnerability only affects systems that have the Indexing Service
enabled. It is disabled by default.

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 42113 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36629

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2507

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