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Published:

09 January 2013

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2013.0024
          Vulnerability in Windows Print Spooler Components Could
                   Allow Remote Code Execution (2769369)
                              9 January 2013

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Microsoft Windows
Publisher:         Microsoft
Operating System:  Windows Server 2008 R2
                   Windows 7
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2013-0011  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-001

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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-001 - Critical

Vulnerability in Windows Print Spooler Components Could Allow Remote Code 
Execution (2769369)

Published Date: January 8, 2013

Version: 1.0

General Information

Executive Summary 

This security update resolves one privately reported vulnerability in 
Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a 
print server received a specially crafted print job. Firewall best practices 
and standard default firewall configurations can help protect networks from 
attacks that originate outside the enterprise perimeter. Best practices 
recommend that systems connected directly to the Internet have a minimal 
number of ports exposed.

This security update is rated Critical for all supported editions of Windows 7 
and Windows Server 2008 R2. 

The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how the Windows 
Print Spooler handles specially crafted print jobs. 

Affected Software

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 R2 for x64-based Systems (Server Core installation) 
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 (Server Core
installation)

Vulnerability Information

Windows Print Spooler Components Vulnerability - CVE-2013-0011

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Microsoft Windows 
Print Spooler handles specially crafted print jobs. The vulnerability may 
corrupt memory in such a way that an attacker could execute arbitrary code.

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