Microsoft Foundation Class DLL code execution
|visualstudio-dwmapi-dll-ce (64083)||High Risk|
The Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC) library and Visual Studio could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system. The application does not directly specify the fully qualified path to a dynamic-linked library (dwmapi.dll) when running on Microsoft Windows. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted file from a WebDAV or SMB share using a vulnerable application, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability via a specially-crafted library to execute arbitrary code on the system.
Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-025. See References.
For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.
- Attachmate Web Site: Security Updates and Reflection.
- Microsoft Web site: Visual Studio.
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-025: Vulnerability in Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC) Library Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2500212).
- BID-42811: Microsoft ATL/MFC Trace Tool 'dwmapi.dll' DLL Loading Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability
- BID-50496: Attachmate Reflection DLL Loading Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability
- CVE-2010-3190: Untrusted search path vulnerability in the Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC) Library in Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 SP1; Visual Studio 2005 SP1, 2008 SP1, and 2010; and Visual C++ 2005 SP1, 2008 SP1, and 2010 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse dwmapi.dll file in the current working directory during execution of an MFC application such as AtlTraceTool8.exe (aka ATL MFC Trace Tool), as demonstrated by a directory that contains a TRC, cur, rs, rct, or res file, aka MFC Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability.
- SA41212: MS Visual Studio Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability
- SA44905: Attachmate Reflection X 2011 PKI Services Manager Two Vulnerabilities
- SA46692: Attachmate Reflection Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability
- Attachmate Reflection 14.0
- Attachmate Reflection for Secure IT 7.0
- Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SPI Redistributable
- Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SPI Redistributable
- Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 SP1
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 SP1
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
- Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 SP1
Aug 23, 2010
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