win32k.sys in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 does not properly handle keyboard-layout files, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Keyboard Layout Vulnerability."
Published 2012-07-10 21:55:06
Updated 2023-12-07 18:38:57
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Vulnerability category: Input validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-1890

0.05%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 15 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-1890

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2012-1890

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2012-1890

Products affected by CVE-2012-1890

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