MS12-056: Vulnerability in JScript and VBScript Scripting Engines Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2706045)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the installed
JScript and VBScript scripting engines.

Description :

The installed versions of the JScript and VBScript scripting engines
contain an integer overflow vulnerability that can occur when the
scripting engines process a script in a web page and attempt to
calculate the size of an object in memory during a copy operation.

By tricking a user on the affected system into visiting a malicious web
site, an attacker may be able to exploit this issue to execute arbitrary
code subject to the user's privileges.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for 64-bit editions of Windows
XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 61531 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54945

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2523

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