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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-0917

Stack-based buffer overflow in VBScript in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, and Server 2003 SP2, when Internet Explorer is used, might allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long string in the fourth argument (aka helpfile argument) to the MsgBox function, leading to code execution when the F1 key is pressed, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-0483.
Publish Date : 2010-03-03 Last Update Date : 2017-08-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.6
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2010-0917

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server SP2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Xp - SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2000 1
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server 2
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 1
Microsoft Windows Xp 3

- References For CVE-2010-0917

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/03/01/ie_code_execution_bug/
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/advisory/981169
Microsoft Advisory http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/981169.mspx Microsoft Security Advisory (981169): Vulnerability in VBScript Could Allow Remote Code Execution Revision Note: V2.0 (April 13, 2010): Advisory updated to reflect publication of security bulletin. Summary: Microsoft has completed the investigation into a public report of this vulnerability. We have issued MS10-022 to address this issue. For more information about this issue, including download links for an available security update, please review MS10-022. The vulnerability addressed is the VBScript Help Keypress Vulnerability - CVE-2010-0483.Release Date:2010-04-13
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38473
BID 38473 Microsoft Internet Explorer 'winhlp32.exe' 'MsgBox()' Stack-Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2010-02-26
http://isec.pl/vulnerabilities10.html
http://isec.pl/vulnerabilities/isec-0027-msgbox-helpfile-ie.txt
http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2010/03/01/security-advisory-981169-released.aspx CONFIRM
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/56560
XF ms-win-winhlp32-bo(56560)

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-0917

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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