MS10-046: Vulnerability in Windows Shell Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2286198) (EASYHOOKUP)
High Nessus Plugin ID 48216
SynopsisThe remote windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.
DescriptionThe 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 shortcut.
EASYHOOKUP is one of multiple Equation Group vulnerabilities and exploits disclosed on 2017/04/14 by a group known as the Shadow Brokers.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.