ID CVE-2012-1851
Summary Format string vulnerability in the Print Spooler service 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 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted response, aka "Print Spooler Service Format String Vulnerability."
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:*:x86:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:*:x86:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:sp1:x86:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:sp1:x86:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:r2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:r2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:r2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:r2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x86:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x86:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 10.0 (as of 26-02-2019 - 14:04)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-134
CAPEC
  • Format String Injection
    An adversary includes formatting characters in a string input field on the target application. Most applications assume that users will provide static text and may respond unpredictably to the presence of formatting character. For example, in certain functions of the C programming languages such as printf, the formatting character %s will print the contents of a memory location expecting this location to identify a string and the formatting character %n prints the number of DWORD written in the memory. An adversary can use this to read or write to memory locations or files, or simply to manipulate the value of the resulting text in unexpected ways. Reading or writing memory may result in program crashes and writing memory could result in the execution of arbitrary code if the adversary can write to the program stack.
  • String Format Overflow in syslog()
    This attack targets the format string vulnerabilities in the syslog() function. An attacker would typically inject malicious input in the format string parameter of the syslog function. This is a common problem, and many public vulnerabilities and associated exploits have been posted.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
msbulletin via4
bulletin_id MS12-054
bulletin_url
date 2012-08-14T00:00:00
impact Remote Code Execution
knowledgebase_id 2733594
knowledgebase_url
severity Critical
title Vulnerabilities in Windows Networking Components Could Allow Remote Code Execution
oval via4
accepted 2014-03-03T04:00:51.389-05:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name SecPod Team
    organization SecPod Technologies
  • name Maria Mikhno
    organization ALTX-SOFT
definition_extensions
  • comment Microsoft Windows XP (x86) SP3 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5631
  • comment Microsoft Windows XP x64 Edition SP2 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4193
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 (x86) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1935
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (ia64) SP2 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1442
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 (x64) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2161
  • comment Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit) Service Pack 2 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6124
  • comment Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5594
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32-bit) Service Pack 2 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5653
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition Service Pack 2 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6216
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Itanium-Based Edition Service Pack 2 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6150
  • comment Microsoft Windows 7 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12541
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6438
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Itanium-Based Edition is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5954
  • comment Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit) Service Pack 1 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12292
  • comment Microsoft Windows 7 x64 Service Pack 1 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12627
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Service Pack 1 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12567
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Itanium-Based Edition Service Pack 1 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12583
description Format string vulnerability in the Print Spooler service 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 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted response, aka "Print Spooler Service Format String Vulnerability."
family windows
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15531
status accepted
submitted 2012-08-20T15:13:07
title Print Spooler Service Format String Vulnerability - MS12-054
version 79
refmap via4
cert TA12-227A
Last major update 26-02-2019 - 14:04
Published 15-08-2012 - 01:55
Last modified 28-09-2020 - 12:58
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