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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                          ESB-2006.0840 -- [Win]
         Vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services Could Allow
                      Remote Code Execution (928088)
                             15 November 2006


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:              Microsoft XML Core Services
Publisher:            Microsoft
Operating System:     Windows
Impact:               Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:            CVE-2006-5745

Ref:                  AL-2006.0101

Original Bulletin:

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MS06-071 - Vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services Could Allow Remote
           Code Execution (928088)

Affected Software: 
   - Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0
   - Microsoft XML Core Services 6.0

Full MS06-071 Advisory:

   - http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS06-071.mspx

Vulerability Details:

Microsoft XML Core Services Vulnerability:

  A vulnerability exists in the XMLHTTP ActiveX control within Microsoft XML
  Core Services that could allow for remote code execution. An attacker
  could exploit the vulnerability by constructing a specially crafted Web
  page that could potentially allow remote code execution if a user visited
  that page or clicked a link in an e-mail message. An attacker who
  successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of
  an affected system. However, user interaction is required to exploit this

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