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Telnet Handler Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12684

The telnet URI handler in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 9 does not properly launch the handler application which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary programs via a crafted web site aka "Telnet Handler Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2011-1961
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8