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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-2531

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.5 uses weak permissions for the Operational log, which allows local users to discover credentials by reading this file, aka "Password Disclosure Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2012-11-13 Last Update Date : 2013-11-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Password Disclosure Vulnerability - MS12-073 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15959 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-2012-2531

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft IIS 7.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IIS 1

- References For CVE-2012-2531

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-073
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-073 MS12-073 - Moderate : Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) Could Allow Information Disclosure (2733829) - Version: 2.1 Severity Rating: Moderate Revision Note: V2.1 (November 20, 2012): Added missing Server Core installation entries to the Severity table. This is a bulletin change only. There were no changes to the Affected Software table. Summary: This security update resolves two privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS). The more severe vulnerability could allow information disclosure if an attacker sends specially crafted FTP commands to the server.Release Date:2012-11-20
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56439
BID 56439 Microsoft IIS CVE-2012-2531 Password Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2012-11-20

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-2531

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


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