CVE-2012-0173

HIGH

Description

The Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) implementation in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 does not properly process packets in memory, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by sending crafted RDP packets triggering access to an object that (1) was not properly initialized or (2) is deleted, aka "Remote Desktop Protocol Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2012-0002.

References

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-164A.html

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2012/ms12-036

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15116

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-06-12

Updated: 2019-02-26

Type: CWE-94

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH