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CVE-2012-0178 Detail

Current Description

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."

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
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/53378
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027043
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-129A.html US Government Resource
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2012/ms12-033
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15229

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 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:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:x86:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:-:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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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-2012-0178
NVD Published Date:
05/08/2012
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018