Vulnerability

(MS12-054) Vulnerabilities in Windows Networking Components Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2733594)

Publish date: August 15, 2012

CVE-2012-1850,CVE-2012-1851,CVE-2012-1852,CVE-2012-1853

SEVERITY

CRITICAL

//  ADVISORY DATE

15 AUG 2012


DESCRIPTION

This bulletin resolves four vulnerabilities that exist in the Windows networking components and print spooler. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities involves an attacker sending a specially crated response to a Windows print/networking request. When exploited successfully, an attacker is able to remotely execute any code on the vulnerable computer. Microsoft recommends disabling the LanmanWorkstation service via the system registry or by deploying a script.

SOLUTION

AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION

  • Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • 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 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
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems (Server Core installation)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 (Server Core installation)
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation)

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