MS KB2719662: Vulnerabilities in Gadgets Could Allow Remote Code Execution

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Desktop
Gadgets.

Description :

The remote version of Microsoft Windows is missing a workaround that
mitigates multiple, unspecified remote code execution vulnerabilities
caused by running insecure Gadgets. Windows Vista and 7 are affected
by this issue. An attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into
installing a vulnerable Gadget, resulting in arbitrary code execution.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/advisory/2719662
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2719662

Solution :

Apply the workaround described in Microsoft security advisory 2719662.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 59915 ()

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