MS10-022: Vulnerability in VBScript Scripting Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution (981169)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the
installed VBScript Scripting Engine.

Description :

The installed version of the VBScript Scripting Engine allows an
attacker to specify a Help file location when displaying a dialog box
on a web page. If a user can be tricked into pressing the F1 key
while such a dialog box is being displayed, an attacker can leverage
this to cause the Windows Help System to load a specially crafted Help
file, resulting in execution of arbitrary code subject to the user's

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, 2003,
Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 45509 ()

Bugtraq ID: 38463

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0483