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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2012-0157
Last Modified 06 Mar 2013 11:50:41
Published 13 Mar 2012 05:55:01
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2012-0157

Summary

win32k.sys in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 does not properly handle window messaging, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application that calls the PostMessage function, aka "PostMessage Function Vulnerability."

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 7

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 -

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2

  • Microsoft Windows Vista

  • Microsoft Windows Xp

  • Microsoft Windows Xp -


References

MS - MS12-018

CERT - TA12-073A

Related Patches

MS12-018 Security Update for Windows XP (KB2641653)

MS12-018 Security Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB2641653)

MS12-018 Security Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB2641653)

MS12-018 Security Update for Windows Vista (KB2641653)

MS12-018 Security Update for Windows 7 (KB2641653)

MS12-018 Security Update for Windows Server 2003 x64 (KB2641653)

MS12-018 Security Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 (KB2641653)

MS12-018 Security Update for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 (KB2641653)

MS12-018 Security Update for Windows Vista for x64 (KB2641653)

MS12-018 Security Update for Windows 7 for x64 (KB2641653)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:58:22