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CVE-2012-4791 Detail

Description

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP3 and 2010 SP1 and SP2 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (Information Store service hang) by subscribing to a crafted RSS feed, aka "RSS Feed May Cause Exchange DoS Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/11/2012

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4791
Original release date:
12/11/2012
Last revised:
09/18/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
3.5 LOW
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
6.8
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS12-080 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MS MS12-080
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-346A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA12-346A
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16158 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16158

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