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

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 :

Solution :

Apply the workaround described in Microsoft security advisory 2719662.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 59915 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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