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CVE Reference: CVE-2010-1885

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CVE-2010-1885

Description:
The MPC::HexToNum function in helpctr.exe in Microsoft Windows Help and Support Center in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 does not properly handle malformed escape sequences, which allows remote attackers to bypass the trusted documents whitelist (fromHCP option) and execute arbitrary commands via a crafted hcp:// URL, aka "Help Center URL Validation Vulnerability."

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/59267

ST
  1024084

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA40076

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11733

MS
  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS10-042.mspx

MISC
  http://blogs.technet.com/b/msrc/archive/2010/06/10/windows-help-vulnerability-disclosure.aspx

FULLDISC
  http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2010-06/0197.html

EXPLOIT-DB
  http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/13808

CONFIRM
  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/2219475.mspx
  http://blogs.technet.com/b/srd/archive/2010/06/10/help-and-support-center-vulnerability-full-disclosure-posting.aspx

CERT-VN
  578319

CERT
  http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-194A.html

BUGTRAQ
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/511783/100/0/threaded
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/511774/100/0/threaded

BID
  40725


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