MS10-046: Vulnerability in Windows Shell Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2286198) (EASYHOOKUP)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote windows host is affected by a remote code execution

Description :

The remote windows host contains a version of the Windows Shell that
contains a vulnerability in the way it handles shortcut icons. An
attacker, exploiting this flaw, can execute arbitrary commands on the
remote host subject to the privileges of the user opening the

EASYHOOKUP is one of multiple Equation Group vulnerabilities and
exploits disclosed on 2017/04/14 by a group known as the Shadow

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 : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 48216 ()

Bugtraq ID: 41732

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2568

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