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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft .NET Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft .NET Framework Serialization Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027036
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-0160, CVE-2012-0161   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 8 2012
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.0 SP3, 1.1 SP1, 2.0 SP2, 3.0 SP2, 3.5 SP1, 4
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Microsoft .NET Framework. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted web page that, when loaded by the target user via a web browser that can run XAML Browser Applications (XBAPs), will trigger a serialization error and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

James Forshaw of Context Information Security reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create a web page that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

A patch matrix is available in the vendor\'s advisory.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2003), Windows (2008), Windows (7), Windows (Vista), Windows (XP)

Message History:   None.

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