Microsoft Security Advisory (943521)
URL Handling Vulnerability in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 with Windows Internet Explorer 7 Could Allow Remote Code Execution
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Microsoft has completed the investigation into a public report of this vulnerability. We have issued MS07-061 to address this issue. For more information about this issue, including download links for an available security update, please review MS07-061. The vulnerability addressed is the Windows URI Handling Vulnerability - CVE-2007-3896.
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Microsoft thanks the following for working with us to help protect customers:
- Carsten H. Eiram of Secunia for working with us and reporting the vulnerability in URI handling.
- Aviv Raff of finjan for working with us and reporting the vulnerability in URI handling.
- Petko Petkov of gnucitizen for working with us and reporting the vulnerability in URI handling.
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- October 10, 2007: Advisory published
- October 25, 2007: Advisory updated to reflect increased threat level
- November 13, 2007: Advisory updated to reflect publication of security bulletin