Vulnerability identifier: #VU29819
Vulnerability risk: High
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input when the Windows Address Book (WAB) improperly processes vcard files. A remote attacker can trick a victim to open a specially crafted vcard and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
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Vulnerable software versions
Windows: 7 - 10 2004
Windows Server: 2008 - 2019 2004
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.