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Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Windows
The remote Windows host contains a version of Windows BranchCache
that incorrectly restricts the path used for loading external
If an attacker can trick a user on the affected system into opening a
specially crafted file (eg, .eml and .rss (Windows Live Mail) or
.wpost (Microsoft Live Writer)) that is located in the same network
directory as a specially crafted dynamic link library (DLL) file, he
may be able to leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code subject
to the user's privileges.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 7 and 2008 R2.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 51167 ()
Bugtraq ID: 45295
CVE ID: CVE-2010-3966
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