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Vulnerability protection

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager vulnerabilities could allow privilege escalation


Report ID: MS201301003
Date Published: 10 January 2013

Criticality: Important
Compromise Type: cross-site-scripting privilege-escalation
Compromise From: remote


Affected Product/Component:

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2




Summary

Two vulnerabilities in Microsoft System Center Operations Manager could allow script code to run under the guise of the server, providing the attacker an opportunity to issue commands to the server in the context of a logged-on user.



Detailed Description

Microsoft has released a security update for the System Center Operations Manager to address two reported vulnerabilities. They were caused by improper validation of input, and can be exploited into allowing an attacker to issue commands to the System Center Operations Manager server and take actions on behalf of the user.

These issues have been resolved through the latest security update, which introduces modifications in in the way of accepting input. Users are recommended to install the update as a protection measure against potential exploit attempts.



CVE Reference

CVE-2013-0009, CVE-2013-0010



Solution

Install the latest security patch for applicable system, available for download from (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-003)




Security Advisories

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