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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-0009

Original release date: 01/10/2012
Last revised: 03/06/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the Windows Object Packager configuration in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3 and Server 2003 SP2 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse executable file in the current working directory, as demonstrated by a directory that contains a file with an embedded packaged object, aka "Object Packager Insecure Executable Launching Vulnerability."

Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/426.html 'CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path'

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
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
Per: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-002 'The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a legitimate file with an embedded packaged object that is located in the same network directory as a specially crafted executable file.'

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External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14393
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 45189
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1026494
External Source: BID
Name: 51297
External Source: MS
Name: MS12-002
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA12-010A

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14393
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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