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CVE-2010-0483 Detail

Current Description

vbscript.dll in VBScript 5.1, 5.6, 5.7, and 5.8 in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, and Server 2003 SP2, when Internet Explorer is used, allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by referencing a (1) local pathname, (2) UNC share pathname, or (3) WebDAV server with a crafted .hlp file in the fourth argument (aka helpfile argument) to the MsgBox function, leading to code execution involving winhlp32.exe when the F1 key is pressed, aka "VBScript Help Keypress Vulnerability."

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2010/02/28/investigating-a-new-win32hlp-and-internet-explorer-issue.aspx Vendor Advisory 
http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2010/03/01/security-advisory-981169-released.aspx Vendor Advisory 
http://blogs.technet.com/srd/archive/2010/03/01/help-keypress-vulnerability-in-vbscript-enabling-remote-code-execution.aspx Vendor Advisory 
http://isec.pl/vulnerabilities/isec-0027-msgbox-helpfile-ie.txt Exploit 
http://isec.pl/vulnerabilities10.html Exploit 
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/612021 US Government Resource 
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/981169.mspx Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38463 Exploit 
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-103A.html US Government Resource 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0485 Vendor Advisory 
https://www.metasploit.com/svn/framework3/trunk/modules/exploits/windows/browser/ie_winhlp32.rb Exploit 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-94 Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Microsoft Corporation