MS12-082: Vulnerability in DirectPlay Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2770660)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host could allow arbitrary code execution.

Description :

The version of Windows on the remote host is affected by a heap
overflow vulnerability in DirectPlay that could allow an attacker to
execute arbitrary code on the system. Successful exploitation requires
that an attacker convince a user to view a specially crafted Office
document with embedded content.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7,
2008 R2, 8, and 2012.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 63229 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56839

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1537

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