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CVE Number Vulnerability Product Severity Date
MS07-051 Vulnerability in Microsoft Agent Could Allow Remote Code Execution (938827) Microsoft Windows Critical 12-09-2007

Technical Information

Brief overview of the risk:
This critical security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability. A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Agent in the way that it handles certain specially crafted URLs.
Detailed Information on the risk:
The vulnerability could allow an attacker to remotely execute code on the affected system. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.Further information on this exploit is available at : MS07-051

Affected Software

Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4