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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-2010

The Microsoft Office Input Method Editor (IME) for Simplified Chinese in Microsoft Pinyin IME 2010, Office Pinyin SimpleFast Style 2010, and Office Pinyin New Experience Style 2010 does not properly restrict access to configuration options, which allows local users to gain privileges via the Microsoft Pinyin (aka MSPY) IME toolbar, aka "Pinyin IME Elevation Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2011-12-13 Last Update Date : 2013-01-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-2010

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Pinyin Ime 2010 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Pinyin Ime 2010 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Pinyin New Experience Style 2010 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Pinyin New Experience Style 2010 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Pinyin Simple Fast Style 2010 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Pinyin Simple Fast Style 2010 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Pinyin Ime 2
Microsoft Pinyin New Experience Style 2
Microsoft Pinyin Simple Fast Style 2

- References For CVE-2011-2010

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA11-347A.html
CERT TA11-347A
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms11-088
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-088 MS11-088 - Important : Vulnerability in Microsoft Office IME (Chinese) Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2652016) - Version: 1.2 Severity Rating: Important Revision Note: V1.2 (February 22, 2012): Clarified product support status for Microsoft Office Pinyin SimpleFast Style 2010 and Microsoft Office Pinyin New Experience Style 2010. These versions of Microsoft Office Pinyin are no longer supported. Microsoft recommends that all customers of these versions upgrade to the latest version of Microsoft Pinyin IME 2010 available through Microsoft Office 2010. See update FAQ for details. Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Office IME (Chinese). The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if a logged-on user performed specific actions on a system where an affected version of the Microsoft Pinyin (MSPY) Input Method Editor (IME) for Simplified Chinese is installed. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code in kernel mode. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or deleRelease Date:2012-02-22

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-2010

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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