CVE Reference: CVE-2011-1991

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CVE-2011-1991

Description:
Multiple untrusted search path vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in the current working directory, as demonstrated by a directory that contains a .doc, .rtf, or .txt file, related to (1) deskpan.dll in the Display Panning CPL Extension, (2) EAPHost Authenticator Service, (3) Folder Redirection, (4) HyperTerminal, (5) the Japanese Input Method Editor (IME), and (6) Microsoft Management Console (MMC), aka "Windows Components Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability."

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12871

MS
  http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS11-071

CERT
  http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA11-256A.html


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