Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Address.Book.Dll.Hijacking

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a DLL hijacking vulnerability in Microsoft Address Book.
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Windows Address Book handles the loading of DLL files. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system.

Affected Products

Windows XP Service Pack 3
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems and Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2
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

Apply the latest update from the vendor.
Windows XP Service Pack 3
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=46BAA431-126C-4FA5-9A7B-525008E2817D
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=B9CE9D62-2EAA-48D8-BB6D-EA137E63D077
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=E0B2837C-019B-419B-954D-5BDC71A3A332
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=4C5CB600-9A39-40A0-BE42-1593B1E0B97D
Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=9ABC8270-F3AC-474D-9EBC-410AAA6262CC
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=A1C7F1B5-E054-4CD6-857D-2AB0A2FE9F62
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=73624B68-A69D-4517-B971-F0B7D2CCC9D6
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems and Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=118F528F-BD05-49C2-A4A4-78314CD00992
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=77E288FB-B51F-4F57-BAAC-1443D8FBD37B
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=82F71194-6F1F-4F43-8752-4BF5E5F94A93
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=4E8AD5CD-AF27-4F00-9378-AD778B8EE7B3
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=35A3E821-B463-411C-858B-D01EB5AED42B
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=9E2C95F6-9381-4484-B11B-814AB9138118
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=CB4211F3-1082-4245-8F03-7CBAC90E9A31

CVE References

CVE-2010-3147