MS06-073: Vulnerability in Visual Studio 2005 Could Allow Remote Code Execution (925674)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 23836
SynopsisArbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the web browser.
DescriptionThe remote host is running a version of Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 that is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when handling malformed WMI request in the ActiveX component.
An attacker may exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on this host, by entice a use to visit a specially crafter web page.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for VS2005.