MS12-009: Vulnerabilities in Ancillary Function Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2645640)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a driver that allows privilege

Description :

The remote Windows host contains a version of the Ancillary Function
Driver (afd.sys), which has multiple flaws that prevent it from
properly validating input before passing it from user mode to the

An attacker with local access to the affected system could exploit
these issues to execute arbitrary code in kernel mode and take
complete control of the affected system.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP x64, 2003,
Vista, 2008 SP2, 7, and 2008 R2.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 57943 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51930

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0148

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