MS12-073 - Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) Could Allow Information Disclosure (2733829)

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Details
Vulnerability name/brief description MS12-073 - Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) Could Allow Information Disclosure (2733829)
CVE/CAN name
Vendor threat level Moderate
SophosLabs threat level Medium
Solution MS12-073
Vendor description This security update resolves one publicly disclosed vulnerability and one privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS). The more severe vulnerability could allow information disclosure if an attacker sends specially crafted FTP commands to the server.
SophosLabs comments SophosLabs recommends that customers running IIS should patch as soon as possible because hacked websites are a source of many drive-by threats.
SophosLabs testing result No SophosLabs testing result found
Currently known exploits No currently known exploits found
First sample seen No samples found
Discovery date Discovery date unknown
Affected software Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Microsoft FTP Service 7.0 for IIS 7.0
Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Microsoft FTP Service 7.5 for IIS 7.0
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2 Microsoft FTP Service 7.0 for IIS 7.0
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2 Microsoft FTP Service 7.5 for IIS 7.0

Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 Microsoft FTP Service 7.0 for IIS 7.0
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 Microsoft FTP Service 7.5 for IIS 7.0
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 Microsoft FTP Service 7.0 for IIS 7.0
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 Microsoft FTP Service 7.5 for IIS 7.0
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Microsoft FTP Service 7.5 for IIS 7.5
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Internet Information Services 7.5
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1 Microsoft FTP Service 7.5 for IIS 7.5
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1 Internet Information Services 7.5
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Microsoft FTP Service 7.5 for IIS 7.5
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Internet Information Services 7.5
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 Microsoft FTP Service 7.5 for IIS 7.5
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 Internet Information Services 7.5
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Microsoft FTP Service 7.5 for IIS 7.5
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Internet Information Services 7.5
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 Microsoft FTP Service 7.5 for IIS 7.5
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 Internet Information Services 7.5
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Microsoft FTP Service 7.5 for IIS 7.5
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Internet Information Services 7.5
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 1 Microsoft FTP Service 7.5 for IIS 7.5
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 1 Internet Information Services 7.5
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation) Microsoft FTP Service 7.0 for IIS 7.0
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation) Microsoft FTP Service 7.5 for IIS 7.0
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation) Microsoft FTP Service 7.0 for IIS 7.0
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation) Microsoft FTP Service 7.5 for IIS 7.0
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems (Server Core installation) Microsoft FTP Service 7.5 for IIS 7.5
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems (Server Core installation) Internet Information Services 7.5
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 (Server Core installation) Microsoft FTP Service 7.5 for IIS 7.5
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 (Server Core installation) Internet Information Services 7.5
References
Credits
  • MAPP
Revisions
  • Nov 13, 2012 - Initial analysis written

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