Help Center (HelpCtr.exe) may allow remote attackers to read or
execute arbitrary files via an "http://" or "file://" argument to the
topic parameter in an hcp:// URL. NOTE: since the initial report of
this problem, several researchers have been unable to reproduce this
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BUGTRAQ:20040207 HelpCtr - allow open any page or run
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