MS11-071: Vulnerability in Windows Components Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2570947)
High Nessus Plugin ID 56174
SynopsisThe remote Windows host is affected by a code execution vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote Windows host is affected by a code execution vulnerability.
By tricking a user into opening a legitimate rich text file (.rtf), text file (.txt), or Word document (.doc) that is in the same directory as a specially crafted library file, a remote, unauthenticated user could execute arbitrary code on the host subject to the privileges of the user running the affected component.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.