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Internet Explorer Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12270

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 might allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse IEShims.dll in the current working directory as demonstrated by a Desktop directory that contains an HTML file aka "Internet Explorer Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2011-0038
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8