Vulnerability CVE-2012-1537


Published: 2012-12-11   Modified: 2012-12-12

Description:
Heap-based buffer overflow in DirectPlay in DirectX 9.0 through 11.1 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 remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Office document, aka "DirectPlay Heap Overflow Vulnerability."

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Microsoft -> Directx 
Microsoft -> Windows server 2003 
Microsoft -> Windows server 2008 
Microsoft -> Windows vista 
Microsoft -> Windows xp 

 References:
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-346A.html
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2012/ms12-082
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16086

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