Microsoft has released (on August 2, 2010) a new security bulletin MS10-046 (rated critical) addressing the vulnerability in Windows Shell that could allow remote code execution (RCE).
MS10-046 security update resolves a publicly disclosed vulnerability in Windows Shell that could allow RCE through, through display of an icon of a specially crafted shortcut.
The affected operating systems include Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista (SP1 & SP2), Windows Server 2008, Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) and Windows Server 2008 R2.
Windows users can download Microsoft update KB2286198 as part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-046 that fixes the above said issue. United States and Canadian users can also get a free support via telephone by calling 1-866-PCSAFETY or by contacting local Microsoft subsidiary.
Find the KB2286198 update download links for your Windows operating system below:
KB2286198 Download Links:
|Windows 7||x86 (4.4 MB)||x64 (6.7 MB)|
|Windows Vista||x86 (4.3 MB)||x64 (6.7 MB)|
|Windows XP||x86 (2.9 MB)||x64 (11.8 MB)|