Intrusion Prevention

MS.Group.Converter.imm.dll.Insecure.Library.Loading

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Insecure Library Loading vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Progman Group Converter.
The vulnerability is due to an improper search path in the application leading to insecure loading of an imm.dll file. An attacker can exploit this by tricking an unsuspecting user into opening a file from a directory and execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

Affected Products

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Datacenter Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Web Edition
Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2003
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Currently we are unaware of any vendor supplied patch or updates available for this issue.

CVE References

CVE-2010-3139