Writer in Microsoft Windows Essentials 2011 and 2012 allows remote attackers to bypass proxy settings and overwrite arbitrary files via crafted URL parameters, aka "Windows Essentials Improper URI Handling Vulnerability."
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
'There is no update available for Windows Essentials 2011. See update FAQ for details.'
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Advisory; Patch Information
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