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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-0174

Windows Firewall in tcpip.sys in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 does not properly enforce firewall rules for outbound broadcast packets, which allows remote attackers to obtain potentially sensitive information by observing broadcast traffic on a local network, aka "Windows Firewall Bypass Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2012-05-09 Last Update Date : 2018-10-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 ???
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similarObtain Information
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Windows Firewall Bypass Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15160 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-2012-0174

# 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 - SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Vista - SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 7 3
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 3
Microsoft Windows Vista 1

- References For CVE-2012-0174
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15160
XF ms-win-broadcast-sec-bypass(75128)
SECTRACK 1027044
CERT TA12-129A
OSVDB 81730
BID 53352 Microsoft Windows Firewall CVE-2012-0174 Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2012-05-28
MS MS12-032

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-0174

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