Published Jul 19, 2010|Updated Sep 15, 2017


Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Also detected as: CVE-2010-2568 (other)

Windows Defender  detects and removes this threat.

Exploit:Win32/CplLnk.B is a detection for specially-crafted, malicious shortcut files that exploit the vulnerability described by CVE-2010-2568 and resolved with the release of Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-046.

If you browse a folder that contains the malicious shortcut using a program that displays shortcuts, like Windows Explorer, the malware runs.


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