Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.BranchCache.Dll.Hijacking

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a DLL Hijacking vulnerability in Microsoft BranchCache functionality.
The vulnerability exists because of the way that Windows BranchCache functionality handles the loading of DLL files. An attacker who successfully exploits this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system.

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.

CVE References

CVE-2010-3966