URL Validation Vulnerability in Windows Help and Support Center - MS10-042
|ID: oval:org.secpod.oval:def:1372||Date: (C)2011-07-05 (M)2020-03-27|
|Class: PATCH||Family: windows|
The host is missing a critical security update according to Microsoft security bulletin, MS10-042. The update is required to fix URL validation vulnerability. A flaw is present in the Windows Help and Support Center feature, which fails to validate specially crafted URLs. Successful exploitation allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code.
|Microsoft Windows Server 2003|
|Microsoft Windows XP|