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URL Validation Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8464

The URL validation functionality in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 6 6 SP1 7 and 8 and the ShellExecute API function in Windows 2000 SP4 XP SP2 and SP3 and Server 2003 SP2 does not properly process input parameters which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary local programs via a crafted URL aka "URL Validation Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 7
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-0027
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer