MS12-054: Vulnerabilities in Windows Networking Components Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2733594)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 61529


The remote Windows host is potentially affected by multiple code execution vulnerabilities.


The remote Windows host is potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A denial of service vulnerability exists in Windows networking components. The vulnerability is due to the service not properly handling specially crafted RAP requests. (CVE-2012-1850)

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the Windows Print Spooler service that can allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on an affected system. (CVE-2012-1851)

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Windows networking components handle specially crafted RAP responses.
(CVE-2012-1852, CVE-2012-1853)


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 61529

File Name: smb_nt_ms12-054.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2012/08/15

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/08/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/08/14

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1850, CVE-2012-1851, CVE-2012-1852, CVE-2012-1853

BID: 54921, 54928, 54931, 54940

MSFT: MS12-054

IAVA: 2012-A-0137

MSKB: 2705219, 2712808