Threat Encyclopedia

MS.NET.Framework.System.Uri.Code.Execution

description-logoDescription

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Remote Code Execution vulnerability in Microsoft .NET Framework and the Silverlight Framework.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitization of URI parameter in class System.Uri. A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application

affected-products-logoAffected Products

Windows XP Service Pack 3
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems
Windows Vista Service Pack 2
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 1

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS12-016

CVE References

CVE-2012-0015