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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Vulnerability in Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Portal
Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2709100)
13 June 2012
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Portal
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Increased Privileges -- Remote with User Interaction
Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Access Confidential Data -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2012-1857
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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-040 - Important
Vulnerability in Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Portal Could Allow
Elevation of Privilege (2709100)
Published Date: June 12, 2012 | Updated Date: Unspecified
This security update resolves one privately reported vulnerability
in Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Portal. The vulnerability could
allow elevation of privilege if a user clicks a specially crafted
URL or visits a specially crafted website. In an email attack
scenario, an attacker could exploit the vulnerability by sending
an email message that contains the specially crafted URL to the
user of the targeted Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Portal site
and by convincing the user to click the specially crafted URL.
Internet Explorer 8 and Internet Explorer 9 users browsing to a
Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Portal site in the Internet Zone
are at a reduced risk. By default, the XSS Filter in Internet
Explorer 8 and Internet Explorer 9 prevents this attack in the
Internet Zone. However, the XSS Filter in Internet Explorer 8 and
Internet Explorer 9 is not enabled by default in the Intranet Zone.
This security update is rated Important for all supported editions
of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Enterprise Portal.
The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting the
way that Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Enterprise Portal validates and
sanitizes user input.
Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012
Dynamics AX Enterprise Portal XSS Vulnerability - CVE-2012-1857
A cross-site scripting vulnerability exists in Microsoft Dynamics
AX Enterprise Portal that could result in information disclosure
or elevation of privilege if a user clicks a specially crafted URL
user's browser, the resulting page could allow an attacker to issue
Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Portal commands in the context of
the authenticated user on the targeted Microsoft Dynamics AX
Enterprise Portal site.
To view this vulnerability as a standard entry in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures list, see CVE-2012-1857.
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