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CVE-2012-0161 Detail

Current Description

Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 SP3, 1.1 SP1, 2.0 SP2, 3.0 SP2, 3.5 SP1, 3.5.1, and 4 does not properly handle an unspecified exception during use of partially trusted assemblies to serialize input data, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) a crafted XAML browser application (aka XBAP) or (2) a crafted .NET Framework application, aka ".NET Framework Serialization Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53357
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027036
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-129A.html US Government Resource
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2012/ms12-035
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14951

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:.net_framework:1.0:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:.net_framework:1.1:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:.net_framework:2.0:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:.net_framework:3.0:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:.net_framework:3.5:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:.net_framework:3.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:.net_framework:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-0161
NVD Published Date:
05/08/2012
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018