Microsoft IIS CVE-2012-2531 Password Information Disclosure Vulnerability

2012-11-13T00:00:00
ID SMNTC-56439
Type symantec
Reporter Symantec Security Response
Modified 2012-11-13T00:00:00

Description

Description

Microsoft IIS is prone to an information-disclosure vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information that may lead to further attacks.

Technologies Affected

  • Avaya Conferencing Standard Edition 6.0.1
  • Microsoft IIS 7.5
  • Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Itanium
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Itanium SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2

Recommendations

Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.

Given the nature of this vulnerability, allow only trusted users to have local access to affected computers.

Updates are available. Please see the references for more information.