MS12-081: Vulnerability in Windows File Handling Component Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2758857)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has a remote code execution vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability
that could be exploited if a user browses to a folder containing a file
or subfolder with a specially crafted name. When exploiting this
vulnerability, an attacker could gain the same user permissions as the
current user.

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 : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 63228 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56443

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4774