MS11-025: Vulnerability in Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC) Library Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2500212)

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VPR Score: 6.7


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the Microsoft Foundation Class library.


The remote Windows host contains a version of the Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC) library affected by an insecure library loading vulnerability. The path used for loading external libraries is not securely restricted.

An attacker can exploit this by tricking a user into opening an MFC application in a directory that contains a malicious DLL, resulting in arbitrary code execution.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Visual Studio .NET 2003, 2005, and 2008, as well as Visual C++ 2005, 2008, and 2010.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 53382

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-025.nasl

Version: 1.36

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 4/13/2011

Updated: 11/3/2020

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2010-3190

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:visual_c++, cpe:/a:microsoft:visual_studio, cpe:/

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/12/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/27/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3190

BID: 42811

MSFT: MS11-025

IAVB: 2011-B-0046

Secunia: 41212

MSKB: 2467173, 2538242, 2538243, 2565057, 2565063, 2467174, 2467175