Vulnerability CVE-2012-1856


Published: 2012-08-14   Modified: 2012-08-15

Description:
The TabStrip ActiveX control in the Common Controls in MSCOMCTL.OCX in Microsoft Office 2003 SP3, Office 2003 Web Components SP3, Office 2007 SP2 and SP3, Office 2010 SP1, SQL Server 2000 SP4, SQL Server 2005 SP4, SQL Server 2008 SP2, SP3, R2, R2 SP1, and R2 SP2, Commerce Server 2002 SP4, Commerce Server 2007 SP2, Commerce Server 2009 Gold and R2, Host Integration Server 2004 SP1, Visual FoxPro 8.0 SP1, Visual FoxPro 9.0 SP2, and Visual Basic 6.0 Runtime allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) document or (2) web page that triggers system-state corruption, aka "MSCOMCTL.OCX RCE Vulnerability."

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Microsoft Windows Common Controls MSCOMCTL.OCX Use-after-free
Nicolas Joly
11.09.2012

Type:

CWE-94

(Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection'))

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 -> Commerce server 
Microsoft -> Host integration server 
Microsoft -> Office 
Microsoft -> Office web components 
Microsoft -> Sql server 
Microsoft -> Visual basic 
Microsoft -> Visual foxpro 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54948
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-227A.html
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2012/ms12-060
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15447

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