Alert level: Severe
Windows Defenderdetects and removes this threat.
Exploit:Win32/CVE-2010-3333is a detection for specially-craftedRTFfiles that try to exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft Word. The vulnerability is discussed inCVE-2010-3333and resolved with the release ofMicrosoft Security Bulletin MS10-087.
If you open a document using a version ofMicrosoft Wordthat's not updated to the latest secure version, malicious code within the file can run in your PC. We've seen this threat download and drop other malware.
In the wild, we've received samples masquerading as files related to the "Bilawar Bhutto Sex Scandal" and a "New Year's Greeting Card" (with both the file name and message written in Russian).
Artikelnummer: 4027254 – Letzte Überarbeitung: 29.07.2017 – Revision: 1