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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-0148

Original release date: 02/14/2012
Last revised: 11/15/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

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."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
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
Per: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-009 'This vulnerability is not exploitable on 32-bit editions of Microsoft Windows.'

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External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14852
External Source: MS
Name: MS12-009
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA12-045A

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14852
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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