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Windows Shell Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11564

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.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-2568
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