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MSHTA Code Execution Vulnerability (Windows 2000)

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4710

The document processing application used by the Windows Shell in Microsoft Windows 2000 Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by modifying the CLSID stored in a file so that it is processed by HTML Application Host (MSHTA) as demonstrated using a Microsoft Word document.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-0063
Product(s):
  • Windows Shell