MS12-001: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (2644615)
High Nessus Plugin ID 57469
SynopsisThe remote Windows host has a flaw in a security feature that is utilized by certain software applications.
DescriptionThe remote Windows host has a bypass vulnerability in the SafeSEH security feature. This could allow an attacker to use other vulnerabilities to bypass the SafeSEH security feature and run arbitrary code on the remote host. Only software applications compiled using Microsoft Visual C++ .NET 2003 could be used to exploit this vulnerability.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.