MS12-082: Vulnerability in DirectPlay Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2770660)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host could allow arbitrary code execution.

Description :

The version of Windows on the remote host is affected by a heap
overflow vulnerability in DirectPlay that could allow an attacker to
execute arbitrary code on the system. Successful exploitation requires
that an attacker convince a user to view a specially crafted Office
document with embedded content.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-082

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7,
2008 R2, 8, and 2012.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 63229 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56839

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1537