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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-0174

Windows Firewall in tcpip.sys in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 does not properly enforce firewall rules for outbound broadcast packets, which allows remote attackers to obtain potentially sensitive information by observing broadcast traffic on a local network, aka "Windows Firewall Bypass Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2012-05-08 Last Update Date : 2013-01-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
1.7
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similarObtain Information
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Windows Firewall Bypass Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15160 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-0174

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - SP1 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - SP1 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 - SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Vista - SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 7 3
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 3
Microsoft Windows Vista 1

- References For CVE-2012-0174

http://osvdb.org/81730
OSVDB 81730
http://secunia.com/advisories/49114
SECUNIA 49114
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-129A.html
CERT TA12-129A
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027044
SECTRACK 1027044
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-032
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-032 MS12-032 - Important : Vulnerability in TCP/IP Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2688338) - Version: 1.1 Severity Rating: Important Revision Note: V1.1 (May 9, 2012): Corrected mitigating factors for CVE-2012-0174 and CVE-2012-0179 in the Vulnerability Information section. Summary: This security update resolves one publicly disclosed and one privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The more severe of these vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to a system and runs a specially crafted application.Release Date:2012-05-09

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-0174

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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