A vulnerability has been discovered in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to the Data Access Objects library (dao360.dll) loading libraries (e.g. msjet49.dll) in an insecure manner. This can be exploited to load arbitrary libraries by tricking a user into e.g. opening a file located on a remote WebDAV or SMB share via an application using the library.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.
The vulnerability is confirmed in fully patched versions of Windows XP Professional SP3, Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition SP3, Windows Vista Business SP1, and Windows 7 Professional. Other versions may also be affected.
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Subject: Microsoft Windows DAO 3.6 Object Library Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability
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