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Vulnerabilities in Microsoft .NET Framework

                                                   JPCERT-AT-2012-0001
                                                             JPCERT/CC
                                                            2012-01-04

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              Vulnerabilities in Microsoft .NET Framework

            https://www.jpcert.or.jp/at/2012/at120001.html


I. Overview

  Microsoft has released an "out-of-band" vulnerability information of
.NET Framework on December 30, 2011. The severity rating of this 
security update is "Critical". An exploit of this vulnerability could 
result in a remote denial-of-service attack or arbitrary command 
execution (after escalating privilege of a stolen existing account).

  For further information about the vulnerability, refer to the 
following URL:

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-100 - Critical
    Vulnerability in the .NET Framework could allow elevation of privilege (2638420)
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2638420

  At this point, JPCERT/CC has not confirmed attacks exploiting these 
vulnerabilities.


II. Solution

  Apply the update immediately by using means such as Microsoft Update
or Windows Update.

    Microsoft Update
    https://www.update.microsoft.com/

    Windows Update
    http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/


III. References

    Japan Security Team
    MS11-100 released out-of-bound to resolve vulnerability described in Security Advisory (2659883) (Japanese)
    http://blogs.technet.com/b/jpsecurity/archive/2011/12/30/3473364.aspx

    JVNVU#903934
    Denial of Service Vulnerability in Web Applications using Hash Functions (Japanese)
    https://jvn.jp/cert/JVNVU903934/

  If you have any further questions or information regarding this 
alert, please contact JPCERT/CC.

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