MS12-049: Vulnerability in TLS Could Allow Information Disclosure (2655992)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has an information disclosure vulnerability.

Description :

A design flaw in the CBC mode of operation on the TLS protocol can
allow encrypted TLS traffic to be decrypted. This vulnerability could
allow for the decryption of HTTPS traffic by an unauthorized third

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 59912 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54304

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1870

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