Vulnerability

(MS12-072) Vulnerabilities in Windows Shell Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2727528)

Publish date: November 14, 2012

CVE-2012-1527,CVE-2012-1528

SEVERITY

CRITICAL

//  ADVISORY DATE

14 NOV 2012


DESCRIPTION

This patch addresses vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, which could allow remote code execution via a specially crafted briefcase in Windows Explorer. When exploited, this could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands thus compromising the security of the system.

SOLUTION

AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION

  • Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2
  • Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows 8 for 32-bit Systems
  • Windows 8 for 64-bit Systems
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2
  • Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems
  • Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows 7 for x64-based Systems
  • Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1

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