National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-0148
Original release date:02/14/2012
afd.sys in the Ancillary Function Driver in Microsoft Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 on 64-bit platforms does not properly validate user-mode input passed to kernel mode, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "AfdPoll Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
'This vulnerability is not exploitable on 32-bit editions of Microsoft Windows.'
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US-CERT Technical Alert: TA12-045A
External Source: MS
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OVAL
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