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VPR Score: 9.4
SynopsisA multimedia application framework installed on the remote Mac OS X host is affected a remote code execution vulnerability.
DescriptionThe version of Microsoft Silverlight installed on the remote host reportedly incorrectly checks a memory pointer when rendering an HTML object, which could allow a specially crafted application to access memory in an unsafe fashion.
If an attacker could trick a user on the affected system into visiting a website hosting a malicious Silverlight application, the attacker could leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the affected system, subject to the user's privileges.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a patch for Silverlight 5.