MS11-075: Vulnerability in Microsoft Active Accessibility Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2623699)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a component that could allow remote
code execution.

Description :

The remote Windows host contains a version of the Microsoft Active
Accessibility component that fails to properly restrict the path used
for loading external libraries.

If an attacker can trick a user into opening a file that resides in the
same directory as a specially crafted DLL file, he can leverage this
issue to execute arbitrary code in that DLL file subject to the user's

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista,
2008, 7, and 2008 R2.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 56449 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49976

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1247

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