CVE-2012-0005

medium

Description

The Client/Server Run-time Subsystem (aka CSRSS) in the Win32 subsystem in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP2, Vista SP2, and Server 2008 SP2, when a Chinese, Japanese, or Korean system locale is used, can access uninitialized memory during the processing of Unicode characters, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "CSRSS Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/47479

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/51270

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1026495

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-010A.html

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2012/ms12-003

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14879

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-01-10

Updated: 2019-02-26

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM