MS12-081 – Critical : Vulnerability in Windows File Handling Component Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2758857) – Version: 1.0

Severity Rating: Critical
Revision Note: V1.0 (December 11, 2012): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user browses to a folder that contains a file or subfolder with a specially crafted name. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

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