MS10-083: Vulnerability in COM Validation in Windows Shell and WordPad Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2405882)

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Synopsis :

The remote windows host is affected by a remote code execution

Description :

The remote windows host contains a version of the Windows Shell or
the WordPad text editor that contains a vulnerability in the way it
handles shortcut files.

An attacker, exploiting this flaw, can execute arbitrary commands on
the remote host subject to the privileges of the user opening the

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 : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 49960 ()

Bugtraq ID: 40574

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1263

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