A remotely exploitable vulnerability exists in the Help and Support Center (HCP). An attacker could compromise the victim's system by tricking them into visiting a malicious web site, or viewing a malicious email message.
A failure to filter special characters, such as quotes, from HCP URLs could lead to inject code into the . By tricking a victim in to visiting a malicious web site, or viewing a malicious email, the remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to remotely execute code in the "MyComputer" zone. The following systems are affected by this issue:
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute code in the "MyComputer" zone with the privileges of the current user.
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Thanks to Jouko Pynnönen for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Jason A Rafail.
|Date First Published:||2004-04-14|
|Date Last Updated:||2004-04-14 06:54 UTC|