MS12-048: Vulnerability in Windows Shell Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2691442)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution

Description :

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way Windows
handles file and directory names.

By tricking a user into opening a file or directory with a specially
crafted name, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute
arbitrary code on the remote host subject to the privileges of the

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: 59911 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54307

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0175

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