MS10-096: Vulnerability in Windows Address Book Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2423089)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Windows
Address Book.

Description :

The remote Windows host contains a version of Windows Address Book
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 Windows Address Book file located in the same
network directory as a specially crafted dynamic link library (DLL)
file, this issue could be leveraged to execute arbitrary code subject
to the user's privileges.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista,
2008, 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: 51168 ()

Bugtraq ID: 42648

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3147