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    Security Update for Windows XP (KB920670)

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  • Name
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB920670)
  • Description
    Add or Remove Programs entry for Security Update for Windows XP (KB920670). This security update for Windows XP addresses vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows Hyperlink Object Library that could allow remote code execution.

    Hyperlink COM Object Buffer Overflow Vulnerability: A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the Hyperlink Object Library. This problem exists because of an unchecked buffer in the code that is used for handling hyperlinks. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability by constructing a malicious hyperlink which could potentially lead to remote code execution if a user clicks a malicious link within an Office file or e-mail message. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of the affected system. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability.
    Hyperlink Object Function Vulnerability: A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the Hyperlink Object Library. This problem exists when the Hyperlink Object Library uses a file containing a malformed function while handling hyperlinks. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability by constructing a malicious hyperlink which could potentially lead to remote code execution if a user clicks a malicious link within an Office file, or e-mail message. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of the affected system. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability.
  • Uninstall Command
    "C:\WINDOWS\$NtUninstallKB920670$\spuninst\spuninst.exe"
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