LNK/Exploit.CVE-2010-2568 [Threat Name]

Detection created2010-07-20
World activity peak 2011-05-03 (1.2 %)
Short description

LNK/Exploit.CVE-2010-2568 is a generic detection for specially-crafted malicious shortcut files that exploit the vulnerability in the Windows Shell . This vulnerability is described in CVE-2010-2568 . The trojan is usually a part of other malware.

Other information

The Windows Shell allows local users or remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted *.lnk, *.pif shortcut file when its icon is displayed.

No further user interaction is required to execute arbitrary code.

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