Intrusion Prevention

MS.SMB.Client.Transaction.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a code-execution vulnerability in Microsoft SMB Client.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a malicious SMB response. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code via sending a crafted SMB response.

Affected Products

Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems*
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Refer to the vendor's web site for the suggested workaround:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/ms10-020.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2010-0270