National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-1891
Original release date:07/10/2012
Heap-based buffer overflow in Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) 2.8 SP1 and SP2 and Windows Data Access Components (WDAC) 6.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted XML data that triggers access to an uninitialized object in memory, aka "ADO Cachesize Heap Overflow RCE Vulnerability."
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
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: TA12-192A
External Source: MS
External Source: OVAL