MS13-045 - Important : Vulnerability in Windows Essentials Could Allow Information Disclosure (28137

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    Revision Note: V1.0 (May 14, 2013): Bulletin published.
    Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Windows Writer. The vulnerability could allow information disclosure if a user opens Writer using a specially crafted URL. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could override Windows Writer proxy settings and overwrite files accessible to the user on the target system. In a web-based attack scenario, a website could contain a specially crafted link that is used to exploit this vulnerability. An attacker would have to convince users to visit the website and open the specially crafted link.

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