MS12-048 - Important : Vulnerability in Windows Shell Could Allow Remote Code Execution...

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    Revision Note: V1.1 (July 9, 2013): Bulletin revised to announce a detection change in the Windows Vista packages for the 2691442 update to correct a Windows Update reoffering issue. This is a detection change only. Customers who have already successfully updated their systems do not need to take any action.
    Summary: This security update resolves one privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a file or directory with a specially crafted name. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

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