National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-2010
Original release date:12/14/2011
The Microsoft Office Input Method Editor (IME) for Simplified Chinese in Microsoft Pinyin IME 2010, Office Pinyin SimpleFast Style 2010, and Office Pinyin New Experience Style 2010 does not properly restrict access to configuration options, which allows local users to gain privileges via the Microsoft Pinyin (aka MSPY) IME toolbar, aka "Pinyin IME Elevation Vulnerability."
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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US-CERT Technical Alert: TA11-347A
External Source: MS
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
- Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)