Microsoft .NET Framework vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution
Report ID: MS201211004
Date Published: 14 November 2012
Compromise Type: remote-code-execution privilege-escalation information-disclosure
Compromise From: remote
Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0
Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1
Microsoft .NET Framework 4
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5
Five vulnerabilities reported found in Microsoft .NET Framework could lead to several compromising situations, including remote code execution, escalation of privilege, and information disclosure.
Microsoft has released a security update to address five vulnerabilities in .NET Framework. Two of the most severe vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code and take control of an affected system, while the others could lead to escalation of privilege or information of disclosure.
These issues have been resolved through the latest security update. Users are recommended to install this update to protect their system from potential exploit attempts.
CVE-2012-1895, CVE-2012-1896, CVE-2012-2519, CVE-2012-4776, CVE-2012-4777
Install the latest security patch for applicable system, available for download from (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-074)
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