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Microsoft Time Remote Code Execution (MS11-090)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2011-579
Date Published: 13 Dec 2011
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Saturday 01 January, 2011
Source: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-090
Protection Provided by:
Who is Vulnerable? Windows XP Service Pack 3
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE).
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches from: MS11-090
Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to an error in the way that multiple ActiveX controls are loaded by Internet Explorer. A remote attacker could exploit this issue by convincing a user to open a maliciously crafted HTML file with Internet Explorer. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on an affected system.

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