MS12-068: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2724197)

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

Synopsis :

The Windows kernel is affected by a vulnerability that could result in
privilege escalation.

Description :

The remote host is running a Windows kernel version that is affected by
an integer overflow vulnerability. A local attacker could exploit this
to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

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 : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 62463 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55793

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2529

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