MS12-068: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2724197)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The Windows kernel is affected by a vulnerability that could result in
privilege escalation.

Description :

The remote host is running a Windows kernel version that is affected by
an integer overflow vulnerability. A local attacker could exploit this
to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS12-068

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 62463 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55793

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2529