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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-3966

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7, when BranchCache is supported, allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in the current working directory, as demonstrated by a directory that contains an EML file, an RSS file, or a WPOST file, aka "BranchCache Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2010-12-16 Last Update Date : 2011-07-28
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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) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
BranchCache Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12163 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-2010-3966

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - - X32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - - X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 7 2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 2

- References For CVE-2010-3966

http://osvdb.org/69816
OSVDB 69816
http://secunia.com/advisories/42609
SECUNIA 42609
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3218
VUPEN ADV-2010-3218
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45295
BID 45295 Microsoft Windows BranchCache DLL Loading Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2010-12-14
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024877
SECTRACK 1024877
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms10-095
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-095 MS10-095 - Important: Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2385678) Bulletin Severity Rating:Important - This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a file type such as .eml and .rss (Windows Live Mail) or .wpost (Microsoft Live Writer) located in the same network folder as a specially crafted library file. For an attack to be successful, a user must visit an untrusted remote file system location or WebDAV share and open a document from this location that is then loaded by a vulnerable application.Release Date:2010-12-14
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-348A.html
CERT TA10-348A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-3966

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


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