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Microsoft Windows MHT File Mark-Of-The-Web Bypass Remote Code Execution Vulnerability [CVE-2024-29991]

CVE number – CVE-2024-29991

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to bypass the Mark-Of-The-Web security feature to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Microsoft Windows.

User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the handling of .MHT files.

The issue results from the lack of a security check on .MHT files located in shared folders.

An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current user.

Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability.

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Duncan is a technology professional with over 20 years experience of working in various IT roles. He has a interest in cyber security, and has a wide range of other skills in radio, electronics and telecommunications.

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