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.


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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

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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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

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