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ESB-2012.0449 - [Win] Microsoft Windows: Administrator compromise - Existing account
09 May 2012
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2012.0449 Vulnerability in Windows Partition Manager Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2690533) 9 May 2012 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Microsoft Windows Publisher: Microsoft Operating System: Windows Vista Windows Server 2008 Windows 7 Windows Server 2008 R2 Impact/Access: Administrator Compromise -- Existing Account Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2012-0178 Original Bulletin: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-033 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-033 - Important Vulnerability in Windows Partition Manager Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2690533) Published: Tuesday, May 08, 2012 Version: 1.0 General Information Executive Summary This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to a system and runs a specially crafted application. An attacker must have valid logon credentials and be able to log on locally to exploit this vulnerability. This security update is rated Important for all supported editions of Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2. For more information, see the subsection, Affected and Non-Affected Software, in this section. Affected Software Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2 Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2 Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1 Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 1 Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 Vulnerability Information Plug and Play (PnP) Configuration Manager Vulnerability - CVE-2012-0178 An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in the way that Windows Partition Manager handles device relations requests. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code in kernel mode. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full administrative rights. To view this vulnerability as a standard entry in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures list, see CVE-2012-0178. - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If you do not know who that is, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will forward your request to the appropriate person. NOTE: Third Party Rights This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members. 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