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CVE-2010-2568 Detail

Current Description

Windows Shell in Microsoft Windows XP SP3, Server 2003 SP2, Vista SP1 and SP2, Server 2008 SP2 and R2, and Windows 7 allows local users or remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) .LNK or (2) .PIF shortcut file, which is not properly handled during icon display in Windows Explorer, as demonstrated in the wild in July 2010, and originally reported for malware that leverages CVE-2010-2772 in Siemens WinCC SCADA systems.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Solution

Per: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/2286198.mspx Microsoft has completed the investigation into a public report of this vulnerability. We have issued MS10-046 to address this issue. http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS10-046.mspx

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://isc.sans.edu/diary.html?storyid=9181
http://isc.sans.edu/diary.html?storyid=9190
http://krebsonsecurity.com/2010/07/experts-warn-of-new-windows-shortcut-flaw/
http://securitytracker.com/id?1024216
http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/00001986.html
http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/new_rootkit_en.pdf Exploit
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/940193 Patch US Government Resource
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/2286198.mspx Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/41732 Exploit
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-222A.html US Government Resource
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2010/ms10-046
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11564
https://www.geoffchappell.com/notes/security/stuxnet/ctrlfldr.htm

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:*:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x32:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x32:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:gold:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-2568
NVD Published Date:
07/22/2010
NVD Last Modified:
02/26/2019