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CVE-2012-0174 Detail

Current Description

Windows Firewall in tcpip.sys in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 does not properly enforce firewall rules for outbound broadcast packets, which allows remote attackers to obtain potentially sensitive information by observing broadcast traffic on a local network, aka "Windows Firewall Bypass Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 1.7 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.1


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Evaluator Impact

Per http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-032 "An attacker must have valid logon credentials and be able to log on locally to exploit this vulnerability." "In order to use this vulnerability, an attacker would first have to gain access to the local subnet of the target computer. An attacker could then use another vulnerability to acquire information about the target system or execute code on the target system."

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53352
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027044
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-129A.html US Government Resource
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2012/ms12-032
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/75128
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15160

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1:x86:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-0174
NVD Published Date:
05/08/2012
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018