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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-2265

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the GetServerName function in sysinfo/commonFunc.js in Microsoft Windows Help and Support Center for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the svr parameter to sysinfo/sysinfomain.htm. NOTE: this can be leveraged with CVE-2010-1885 to execute arbitrary commands without user interaction.
Publish Date : 2010-06-15 Last Update Date : 2010-06-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) Execute CodeCross Site Scripting
CWE ID 79

- Products Affected By CVE-2010-2265

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server SP2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Xp - SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server 2
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 1
Microsoft Windows Xp 3

- References For CVE-2010-2265

http://blogs.technet.com/b/srd/archive/2010/06/10/help-and-support-center-vulnerability-full-disclosure-posting.aspx
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2010-06/0197.html
FULLDISC 20100609 Microsoft Windows Help Centre Handles Malformed Escape Sequences Incorrectly
http://blogs.technet.com/b/msrc/archive/2010/06/10/windows-help-vulnerability-disclosure.aspx
http://secunia.com/advisories/40076
SECUNIA 40076
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/advisory/2219475
Microsoft Advisory http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/2219475.mspx Microsoft Security Advisory (2219475): Vulnerability in Windows Help and Support Center Could Allow Remote Code Execution - Version: 2.0 Revision Note: V2.0 (July 13, 2010): Advisory updated to reflect publication of security bulletin. Summary: Microsoft has completed the investigation into a public report of this vulnerability. We have issued MS10-042 to address this issue. For more information about this issue, including download links for an available security update, please review MS10-042. The vulnerability addressed is the Help Center URL Validation Vulnerability - CVE-2010-1885.Release Date:2010-07-13
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/40721
BID 40721 Microsoft Help and Support Center 'sysinfo/sysinfomain.htm' Cross Site Scripting Weakness Release Date:2010-06-16
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/511774/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20100609 Microsoft Windows Help Centre Handles Malformed Escape Sequences Incorrectly
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/578319
CERT-VN VU#578319
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/59267
XF ms-win-helpctr-command-execution(59267)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1417
VUPEN ADV-2010-1417

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-2265

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


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