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Windows 2000 HTML Help Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:463

Integer overflow in Microsoft Windows 98 2000 XP SP2 and earlier and Server 2003 SP1 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted compiled Help (.CHM) file with a large size field that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow as demonstrated using a "ms-its:" URL in Internet Explorer.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-1208
Product(s):
  • HTML Help Facility