Microsoft Windows Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

NVD

Known Exploited Vulnerability

CVE-2010-2568, Microsoft Windows Remote Code Execution Vulnerability is part of CISA's list of Known Exploited Vulnerabilities. Microsoft Windows incorrectly parses shortcuts in such a way that malicious code may be executed when the operating system displays the icon of a malicious shortcut file. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could execute code as the logged-on user.

The following remediation steps are recommended / required by October 6, 2022: Apply updates per vendor instructions.