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Windows XP (64-bit Gold) Shell CLSID File Type Spoof Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2894

The Windows Shell application in Windows 98 Windows ME Windows NT 4.0 Windows 2000 Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by spoofing the type of a file via a CLSID specifier in the filename as demonstrated using Internet Explorer 6.0.2800.1106 on Windows XP.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2004-0420
Product(s):