Vulnerability

Vulnerability in Windows Shell Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2286198)

Publish date: February 11, 2011

CVE-2010-2568

SEVERITY

CRITICAL

//  ADVISORY DATE

16 JUL 2010


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.

Malware related to this vulnerability are already detected by the latest patterns of your Trend Micro product.

TREND MICRO PROTECTION INFORMATION

Trend Micro Deep Security shields networks through Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) rules. Trend Micro customers using OfficeScan with Intrusion Defense Firewall (IDF) plugin are also protected from attacks using these vulnerabilities. Please refer to the filter number and filter name when applying appropriate DPI and/or IDF rules.

SOLUTION

AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION

  • Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems
  • Windows 7 for x64-based Systems
  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2
  • Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1
  • Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows XP Service Pack 3

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