Executive Summary

Informations
NameCVE-2012-0157First vendor Publication2012-03-13
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2013-03-06

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score7.2Attack RangeLocal
Cvss Impact Score10Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score3.9AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

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 window messaging, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application that calls the PostMessage function, aka "PostMessage Function Vulnerability."

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-0157

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

idName
CWE-20Improper Input Validation

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14217
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14217
Title: PostMessage Function Vulnerability
Description: 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 window messaging, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application that calls the PostMessage function, aka "PostMessage Function Vulnerability."
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2012-0157
Version: 5
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows 7
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os4
Os3
Os7
Os2
Os2

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2012-03-14Name : Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Privilege Elevation Vulnerability (2641653)
File : nvt/secpod_ms12-018.nasl

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2012-03-13Name : The remote Windows kernel is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.
File : smb_nt_ms12-018.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Internal Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
CERThttp://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-073A.html
MShttp://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS12-018

Alert History

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2013-03-07 13:19:41
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