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|worm, hackers to gain remote control of the affected computer with the same privileges as the logged on user. If this user had administrator rights, the hacker could take complete control of the system: create, modify or delete files, install programs, create new user accounts, etc.|
This vulnerability is usually exploited by setting up a malicious Web page that contains a script to load and execute a vulnerable binary through an Indexing Service COM object.
If you have a Windows 2003/XP/2000 computer, it is recommended to download and apply the security patch for this vulnerability. Click here to access the web page for downloading the patch.