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Sid 1-44216

Message

OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows Shell Handler remote code execution attempt

Summary

The URL validation functionality in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 6, 6 SP1, 7 and 8, and the ShellExecute API function in Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, and Server 2003 SP2, does not properly process input parameters, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary local programs via a crafted URL, aka "URL Validation Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS base score 9.3 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact COMPLETE integrityImpact COMPLETE availabilityImpact COMPLETE

CVE-2010-0027:

CVSS base score 9.3

CVSS impact score 10.0

CVSS exploitability score 8.6

Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE

Integrity Impact COMPLETE

Availability Impact COMPLETE

Detailed information

CVE-2010-0027: The URL validation functionality in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 6, 6 SP1, 7 and 8, and the ShellExecute API function in Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, and Server 2003 SP2, does not properly process input parameters, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary local programs via a crafted URL, aka "URL Validation Vulnerability."

Affected systems

  • microsoft ie 5.01
  • microsoft ie 6
  • microsoft ie 7
  • microsoft ie 7.0
  • microsoft ie 7.0.5730
  • microsoft ie 7.0.5730.11
  • microsoft ie 7.00.5730.1100
  • microsoft ie 7.00.6000.16386
  • microsoft ie 7.00.6000.16441
  • microsoft ie 8
  • microsoft ie 8.0.6001
  • microsoft windows_2000 *
  • microsoft windows2003server *
  • microsoft windows_7 -
  • microsoft windowsserver2003 *
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 *
  • microsoft windows_vista *
  • microsoft windows_xp *
  • microsoft windows_xp -

Ease of attack

CVE-2010-0027:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity MEDIUM

Authentication NONE

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References

  • technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS10-007