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Blended Threat Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8509Date: (C)2010-01-12   (M)2017-11-22
Class: VULNERABILITYFamily: windows




Apple Safari on Mac OS X, and before 3.1.2 on Windows, does not prompt the user before downloading an object that has an unrecognized content type, which allows remote attackers to place malware into the (1) Desktop directory on Windows or (2) Downloads directory on Mac OS X, and subsequently allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on Windows by leveraging an untrusted search path vulnerability in (a) Internet Explorer 7 on Windows XP or (b) the SearchPath function in Windows XP, Vista, and Server 2003 and 2008, aka a "Carpet Bomb" and a "Blended Threat Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability," a different issue than CVE-2008-1032. NOTE: Apple considers this a vulnerability only because the Microsoft products can load application libraries from the desktop and, as of 20080619, has not covered the issue in an advisory for Mac OS X.

Platform:
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Product:
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Apple Safari
Reference:
CVE-2008-2540
CVE    1
CVE-2008-2540
CPE    27
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp1:x86
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2:x86
cpe:/a:apple:safari:::x86
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp3:x86
...

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