MS12-060: Vulnerability in Windows Common Controls Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2720573)

high Nessus Plugin ID 61535


The remote Windows host has a code execution vulnerability.


There is an unspecified remote code execution vulnerability in Windows common controls, which is included in several Microsoft products. An attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into viewing a maliciously crafted web page, resulting in arbitrary code execution.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Microsoft Office 2003, 2007, and 2010, Office 2003 Web Components, Microsoft SQL Server 2000, Microsoft SQL Analysis Services 2000, Microsoft Commerce Server 2002, 2007, and 2009, Microsoft Host Integration Server 2004, Microsoft Visual Fox Pro 8.0 and 9.0, and Visual Basic 6.0 Runtime.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 61535

File Name: smb_nt_ms12-060.nasl

Version: 1.27

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 8/15/2012

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2012-1856

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:sql_server, cpe:/a:microsoft:commerce_server, cpe:/a:microsoft:visual_foxpro, cpe:/a:microsoft:visual_basic, cpe:/a:microsoft:host_integration_server, cpe:/a:microsoft:office_web_components, cpe:/a:microsoft:office

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/14/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/14/2012

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 3/24/2022

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1856

BID: 54948