Date: 12 September 2012
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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Vulnerability in Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Could
Allow Elevation of Privilege (2719584)
12 September 2012
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010 SP 1
Operating System: Windows XP
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2012-1892
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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-061 - Important
Vulnerability in Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Could Allow Elevation of
Published Date: September 11, 2012 | Updated Date: Unspecified
This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Visual
Studio Team Foundation Server. The vulnerability could allow elevation of
privilege if a user clicks a specially crafted link in an email message or
browses to a webpage that is used to exploit the vulnerability. In all cases,
however, an attacker would have no way to force users to perform these
actions. Instead, an attacker would have to convince users to visit a website,
typically by getting them to click a link in an email message or Instant
Messenger message that takes them to the attacker's website.
This security update is rated Important for all supported editions of
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010.
Known Issues. None
Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010 Service Pack 1
XSS Vulnerability - CVE-2012-1892
A reflected XSS vulnerability exists in Visual Studio Team Foundation Server
that could allow an attacker to inject a client-side script into the user's
instance of Internet Explorer or any web browser using Team Foundation Server
web access. The script could spoof content, disclose information, or take any
action that the user could take on the site on behalf of the targeted user.
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