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Microsoft Windows Human Interface Device (HID) driver is prone to security bypass vulnerability.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12566

Microsoft Windows does not properly warn the user before enabling additional Human Interface Device (HID) functionality over USB which allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary programs via crafted USB data as demonstrated by keyboard and mouse data sent by malware on a smartphone that the user connected to the computer.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 7
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2011-0638
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