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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."

Source:  MITRE
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References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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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://securitytracker.com/id?1023668
http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9163298/New_zero_day_involves_IE_puts_Windows_XP_users_at_risk
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.theregister.co.uk/2010/03/01/ie_code_execution_bug/
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-103A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0485 Vendor Advisory
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2010/ms10-022
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/56558
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7170
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8654
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') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp4
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2:itanium
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp2
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp3
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64
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Running on/with
 cpe:/a:microsoft:internet_explorer:6
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:internet_explorer:7
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:internet_explorer:8
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0483
NVD Published Date:
03/03/2010
NVD Last Modified:
02/26/2019