MS KB979267: Flash 6 ActiveX Control On Windows XP Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The Flash ActiveX control installed on the remote Windows host has
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The Macromedia Flash Player 6 ActiveX control that comes bundled with
Windows XP is installed on the remote host. This version has multiple
memory corruption vulnerabilities.

By tricking a user into viewing a specially crafted web page, a remote
attacker may be able to exploit these issues to execute arbitrary code
on the affected host subject to the user's privileges.

See also :

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2007-77/
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/advisory/979267
http://www.nessus.org/u?eed2a6d1
http://www.nessus.org/u?602edd75

Solution :

Either remove the Flash Player ActiveX control or install the latest
version of Flash from Adobe.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 44045 ()

Bugtraq ID: 37753

CVE ID:

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