Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Contact.File.HTML.Injection

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a HTML Link Injection vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted .CONTACT File. An attacker can exploit this by tricking an unsuspecting user into visiting a malicious web page and execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

Affected Products

Microsoft Windows

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Currently we are not aware of any vendor supplied patch for this issue.