Microsoft Windows XP Explorer allows local users to execute arbitrary
code via a system folder with a Desktop.ini file containing a
.ShellClassInfo specifier with a CLSID value that is associated with
an executable file.
Note:References are provided for the convenience of the reader to help distinguish between vulnerabilities. The list is not intended to be complete.
BUGTRAQ:20040517 Desktop.ini flaw results in executing folders
Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when
the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not
necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was
discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly
disclosed, or updated in CVE.
This is an entry on the CVE
list, which standardizes names for security