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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-0178

Original release date: 05/08/2012
Last revised: 02/13/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Race condition in partmgr.sys in Windows Partition Manager in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application that makes multiple simultaneous Plug and Play (PnP) Configuration Manager function calls, aka "Plug and Play (PnP) Configuration Manager 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

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External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15229
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1027043
External Source: MS
Name: MS12-033
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 81735
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA12-129A
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 49115
Type: Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)