MS12-024: Vulnerability in Windows Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2653956)
High Nessus Plugin ID 58656
SynopsisThe remote Windows host has a code execution vulnerability.
DescriptionThe version of Windows running on the remote host has vulnerabilities in the Windows Authenticode Signature mechanism. Modifying an existing signed executable can result in arbitrary code execution.
A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into executing or opening a maliciously crafted file.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.