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Vulnerability protection

IP-HTTPS component vulnerability could allow security bypass


Report ID: MS201212007
Date Published: 12 December 2012

Criticality: Important
Compromise Type: security-bypass
Compromise From: remote


Affected Product/Component:

Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012




Summary

A vulnerability in the Windows component IP-HTTPS puts an affected machine to a security bypass risk.



Detailed Description

Microsoft has released a security update to address a vulnerability found in its IP-HTTPS component, which could be exploited to bypass certificate validation checks. This issue has been resolved through the update by modifying the way that Microsoft Windows checks the validity of certificates. Users are recommended to install this update onto their system as a protection measure against possible exploit attempts.



CVE Reference

CVE-2012-2549



Solution

Install the latest security patch for applicable system, available for download from (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-083)



Security Advisories

For a list of known vulnerabilities affecting F-Secure products and the released fixes, please refer to the Security Advisories page.