MS11-001: Vulnerability in Windows Backup Manager Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2478935)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by a code execution vulnerability
in the Windows Backup Manager.

Description :

The remote Windows host contains a version of the Windows Backup
Manager that incorrectly restricts the path used for loading external
libraries.

If an attacker can trick a user into opening a specially crafted
Windows Backup manager file that is located in the same network
directory as a specially crafted dynamic link library file, he may be
able to leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code subject to the
user's privileges.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms11-001

Solution :

Microsoft has released a patch for Windows Vista.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 51454 ()

Bugtraq ID: 42763

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3145