MS12-078: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2783534)

High Nessus Plugin ID 63225

Synopsis

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

Description

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

- An OpenType Font parsing vulnerability exists due to the way OpenType font files are handled. (CVE-2012-2556)

- A TrueType Font parsing vulnerability exists due to the way TrueType font files are handled.(CVE-2012-4786)

Solution

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

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2012/ms12-078

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 63225

File Name: smb_nt_ms12-078.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2012/12/11

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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: 2012/12/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/12/11

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2556, CVE-2012-4786

BID: 56841, 56842

MSFT: MS12-078

MSKB: 2753842, 2779030