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MS10-042: Vulnerability in Help and Support Center Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2229593)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
9 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) June 15, 2010 July 13, 2010 June 26, 2015

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Description

This security update resolves a publicly disclosed vulnerability in the Windows Help and Support Center feature that is delivered with supported editions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. This vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page using a Web browser or clicks a specially crafted link in an e-mail message. The vulnerability cannot be exploited automatically through e-mail. For an attack to be successful, a user must click a link listed within an e-mail message.

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References

Solution

WINDOWS-HOTFIX-MS10-042-4a7a12c8-7d58-46e6-a0f5-060046ebcee8