MS12-082: Vulnerability in DirectPlay Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2770660)
High Nessus Plugin ID 63229
SynopsisThe remote Windows host could allow arbitrary code execution.
DescriptionThe version of Windows on the remote host is affected by a heap overflow vulnerability in DirectPlay that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system. Successful exploitation requires that an attacker convince a user to view a specially crafted Office document with embedded content.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, and 2012.