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CVE-2012-2420 Detail

Current Description

The intu-help-qb (aka Intuit Help System Async Pluggable Protocol) handlers in HelpAsyncPluggableProtocol.dll in Intuit QuickBooks 2009 through 2012, when Internet Explorer is used, might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a URI with a % (percent) character as its (1) last or (2) second-to-last character, in situations where a certain "post-URL data" buffer contains a 0x0000 character but a buffer overflow does not occur.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 1.8 LOW
Vector: (AV:A/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.2


Access Vector (AV): Local_Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/232979 US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/522138 Exploit
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/74548

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:intuit:quickbooks:2009:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:intuit:quickbooks:2010:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:intuit:quickbooks:2011:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:intuit:quickbooks:2012:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-2420
NVD Published Date:
04/25/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017