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Speech API Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5489

A certain ActiveX control in sapi.dll (aka the Speech API) in Speech Components in Microsoft Windows Vista when the Speech Recognition feature is enabled allows user-assisted remote attackers to delete arbitrary files and conduct other unauthorized activities via a web page with an embedded sound object that contains voice commands to an enabled microphone allowing for interaction with Windows Explorer.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-0675
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