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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-1527

Integer underflow in Windows Shell in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, Windows 7 Gold and SP1, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted briefcase, aka "Windows Briefcase Integer Underflow Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2012-11-13 Last Update Date : 2018-10-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Windows Briefcase Integer Underflow Vulnerability - MS12-072 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15975 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-2012-1527

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 7 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 7 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows 8 - - X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows 8 - - X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2012 - Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Microsoft Windows Xp - SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 7 4
Microsoft Windows 8 2
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 3
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 4
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 1
Microsoft Windows Vista 2
Microsoft Windows Xp 2

- References For CVE-2012-1527
MS MS12-072
CERT TA12-318A
SECTRACK 1027748

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-1527

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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