CVE-2010-3973

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Description

The WMITools ActiveX control in WBEMSingleView.ocx 1.50.1131.0 in Microsoft WMI Administrative Tools 1.1 and earlier in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted argument to the AddContextRef method, possibly an untrusted pointer dereference, aka "Microsoft WMITools ActiveX Control Vulnerability."

References

http://blogs.technet.com/b/srd/archive/2011/01/07/assessing-the-risk-of-public-issues-currently-being-tracked-by-the-msrc.aspx

http://secunia.com/advisories/42693

http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/15809

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/725596

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45546

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3301

http://www.wooyun.org/bug.php?action=view&id=1006

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2011/ms11-027

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/64250

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A12475

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2010-12-23

Updated: 2018-10-12

Type: CWE-94

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:wmi_administrative_tools:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 1.1 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
53384MS11-027: Cumulative Security Update of ActiveX Kill Bits (2508272)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
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