Blended Threat Vulnerability in SearchPath Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (959426)

This host is missing a critical security update according to Microsoft Bulletin MS09-015.
Remote attackers could execute arbitrary code by convincing a user to download a crafted file to a specific location, and then open an application that loads the file. Impact Level: System
Run Windows Update and update the listed hotfixes or download and update mentioned hotfixes in the advisory from the below link.
The flaw is due to an error in the way SearchPath function in Windows locates and opens files on the system.
Microsoft Windows 2K Service Pack 4 and prior. Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3 and prior. Microsoft Windows 2003 Service Pack 2 and prior. Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and prior. Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 1 and prior.