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CVE-2008-4269 Detail

Current Description

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."

Source:  MITRE
View Analysis Description

Evaluator Description Windows Search Parsing Vulnerability - CVE-2008-4269 A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Windows Explorer that allows an attacker to construct a malicious web page that includes a call to the search-ms protocol handler. The protocol handler in turn passes untrusted data to Windows Explorer.


CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors NIST  

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