The Authenticode Signature verification functionality in cabview.dll in Cabinet File Viewer Shell Extension 5.1, 6.0, and 6.1 in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2, Windows Server 2008 Gold, SP2, and R2, and Windows 7 does not properly use unspecified fields in a file digest, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a modified cabinet (aka .CAB) file that incorrectly appears to have a valid signature, aka "Cabview Corruption Validation Vulnerability."
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
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
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