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MS12-003 - Important : Vulnerability in Windows Client/Server Run-time Subsystem Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2646524) - Version: 1.0

MS12-003 Version 2012-01-10 Severity Rating: Important Revision Note: V1.0 (January 10, 2012): Bulletin published. Summary: This security update resolves one privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker successfully exploited this vulnerability. The attacker could then take complete control of the affected system and install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Only systems configured with a Chinese, Japanese, or Korean system locale are affected.
Bulletin details at Microsoft.com

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# CVE ID CWE ID # of Exploits Vulnerability Type(s) Publish Date Update Date Score Gained Access Level Access Complexity Authentication Conf. Integ. Avail.
1 CVE-2012-0005 264 +Priv 2012-01-10 2013-03-06
6.9
None Local Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
The Client/Server Run-time Subsystem (aka CSRSS) in the Win32 subsystem in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP2, Vista SP2, and Server 2008 SP2, when a Chinese, Japanese, or Korean system locale is used, can access uninitialized memory during the processing of Unicode characters, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "CSRSS Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."
Total number of vulnerabilities : 1

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