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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-0179

Double free vulnerability in tcpip.sys in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and R2 SP1 and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application that binds an IPv6 address to a local interface, aka "TCP/IP Double Free Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2012-05-08 Last Update Date : 2013-01-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
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 Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
TCP/IP Double Free Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14908 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-0179

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 7 3
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 2

- References For CVE-2012-0179

http://secunia.com/advisories/49114
SECUNIA 49114
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-032
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-032 MS12-032 - Important : Vulnerability in TCP/IP Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2688338) - Version: 1.1 Severity Rating: Important Revision Note: V1.1 (May 9, 2012): Corrected mitigating factors for CVE-2012-0174 and CVE-2012-0179 in the Vulnerability Information section. Summary: This security update resolves one publicly disclosed and one privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The more severe of these vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to a system and runs a specially crafted application.Release Date:2012-05-09
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-129A.html
CERT TA12-129A
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027044
SECTRACK 1027044
http://osvdb.org/81729
OSVDB 81729

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-0179

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


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