Internet Explorer 5.5 does not display the Class ID (CLSID) when it is
at the end of the file name, which could allow attackers to trick the
user into executing dangerous programs by making it appear that the
document is of a safe file type.
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BUGTRAQ:20010416 Double clicking on innocent looking files may be dangerous
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