Untrusted search path vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 might allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse IEShims.dll in the current working directory, as demonstrated by a Desktop directory that contains an HTML file, aka "Internet Explorer Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability."
Per: CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path
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
'This is a remote code execution vulnerability.'
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