MS12-075: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2761226)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 62907
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VPR Score: 8.9


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


The remote Windows host is affected by the following remote code execution vulnerabilities:

- Two use-after-free vulnerabilities exist within Windows kernel-mode drivers. (CVE-2012-2530, CVE-2012-2553)

- A TrueType Font Parsing vulnerability exists due to the way TrueType font files are handled. (CVE-2012-2897)


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 62907

File Name: smb_nt_ms12-075.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 11/14/2012

Updated: 12/4/2019

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 8.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2012-2897

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/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: 11/13/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/25/2012

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2530, CVE-2012-2553, CVE-2012-2897

BID: 56447, 56448, 56457

MSFT: MS12-075

MSKB: 2761226