|MS12-002||Vulnerability in Windows Object Packager Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2603381)||Windows XP||Important||11-01-2012|
Brief overview of the risk:
The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a legitimate file with an embedded packaged object that is located in the same network directory as a specially crafted executable file. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the logged-on user.
Detailed Information on the risk:
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Windows registers and uses the Windows Object Packager. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.
Further information on this exploit is available at : MS12-002
Affected SoftwareWindows 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