|CVE ID||CVE 2012-2516|
|CVSS SCORE||7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)|
|TIPPINGPOINT™ IPS CUSTOMER PROTECTION||TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 11626. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com|
The specific flaw exists within the KeyHelp.ocx ActiveX control. The control contains a LaunchTriPane function that allows launching of the HTML Help executable (hh.exe) with customized command line parameters. By using the -decompile switch, an attacker can specify the folder to decompile to and a UNC path to a specially crafted .chm file. The attacker can utilize this vulnerability to execute remote code under the context of the process.
GE has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
|CREDIT||Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod