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Automatic ActiveX Approval on WinXP Low Memory

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:185

The Authenticode capability in Microsoft Windows NT through Server 2003 does not prompt the user to download and install ActiveX controls when the system is low on memory which could allow remote attackers execute arbitrary code without user approval.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2003-0660
Product(s):
  • Authenticode