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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-2568

Windows Shell in Microsoft Windows XP SP3, Server 2003 SP2, Vista SP1 and SP2, Server 2008 SP2 and R2, and Windows 7 allows local users or remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) .LNK or (2) .PIF shortcut file, which is not properly handled during icon display in Windows Explorer, as demonstrated in the wild in July 2010, and originally reported for malware that leverages CVE-2010-2772 in Siemens WinCC SCADA systems.
Publish Date : 2010-07-22 Last Update Date : 2011-03-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 20

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
MS10-046: Vulnerability in Windows Shell Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2286198) oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:11679 windows
MS10-046: Vulnerability in Windows Shell Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2286198) oval:gov.nist.USGCB.patch:def:11679 windows
Windows Shell Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11564 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2010-2568

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server SP2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - - X32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - - X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 - Gold Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 - X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 - Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 - SP2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 X32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 X32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Microsoft Windows Vista - SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Microsoft Windows Vista - SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Microsoft Windows Xp - SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server 2
Microsoft Windows 7 2
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 11
Microsoft Windows Vista 6
Microsoft Windows Xp 2

- References For CVE-2010-2568

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/940193
CERT-VN VU#940193
http://isc.sans.edu/diary.html?storyid=9190
http://krebsonsecurity.com/2010/07/experts-warn-of-new-windows-shortcut-flaw/
http://securitytracker.com/id?1024216
SECTRACK 1024216
http://secunia.com/advisories/40647
SECUNIA 40647
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms10-046
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-046 Vulnerability in Windows Shell Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2286198) This security update resolves a publicly disclosed vulnerability in Windows Shell. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if the icon of a specially crafted shortcut is displayed. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the local user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/new_rootkit_en.pdf
http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/00001986.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/41732
BID 41732 Microsoft Windows Shortcut 'LNK/PIF' Files Automatic File Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2010-08-11
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/advisory/2286198
Microsoft Advisory http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/2286198.mspx Microsoft Security Advisory (2286198): Vulnerability in Windows Shell Could Allow Remote Code Execution - Version: 2.0 Revision Note: V2.0 (August 2, 2010): Advisory updated to reflect publication of security bulletin. Summary: Microsoft has completed the investigation into a public report of this vulnerability.Release Date:2010-08-02
http://isc.sans.edu/diary.html?storyid=9181
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-222A.html
CERT TA10-222A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-2568

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


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