MS12-024: Vulnerability in Windows Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2653956)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has a code execution vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Windows running on the remote host has vulnerabilities
in the Windows Authenticode Signature mechanism. Modifying an
existing signed executable can result in arbitrary code execution.

A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into executing
or opening a maliciously crafted file.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003,
Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 58656 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52868

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0151