System Center Configuration Manager vulnerability could allow escalation of privilege
Report ID: MS201209002
Date Published: 12 September 2012
Compromise Type: privilege-escalation cross-site-scripting
Compromise From: remote
Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007
A vulnerability in the System Center Configuration Manager could potentially allow an attacker to carry out the same actions as an authenticated user.
Microsoft has released a security update to address a cross-site scripting vulnerability reported in the System Center Configuration Manager. The vulnerability was caused improper handling of specially crafted requests, which could allow an attacker to gain access to the System Center Configuration Manager and take actions as an authenticated user.
This vulnerability has been addressed in the latest security update by modifying the way that requests are handled. Users are recommended to install this latest update to their system as a protection measure against potential exploit attemtps.
Install the latest security patch for applicable system, available for download from (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-062)
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