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Windows Search Parsing Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6110

The search-ms protocol handler in Windows Explorer in Microsoft Windows Vista Gold and SP1 and Server 2008 uses untrusted parameter data obtained from incorrect parsing which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted HTML document aka "Windows Search Parsing Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-4269
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