Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-032 - Moderate
Vulnerability in Windows Vista Could Allow Information Disclosure (931213)
This moderate security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability. This vulnerability could allow non-privileged users to access local user information data stores including administrative passwords contained within the registry and local file system.
This is a moderate security update for all supported editions of Windows Vista. For more information, see the subsection, Affected and Non-Affected Software, in this section.
This security update addresses the vulnerability by setting Access Control Lists on user information stores that restrict access to privileged users. For more information about the vulnerability, see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) subsection for the specific vulnerability entry under the next section, Vulnerability Information.
Recommendation: Microsoft recommends that customers consider applying the security update.
Known Issues: None.
The software listed here has been tested to determine which versions or editions are affected. Other versions or editions are either past their support life cycle or are not affected. To determine the support life cycle for your software version or edition, visit Microsoft Support Lifecycle.
|Operating System||Maximum Security Impact||Aggregate Severity Rating||Bulletins Replaced by This Update|
|Windows Vista||Information Disclosure||Moderate||None|
|Windows Vista x64 Edition||Information Disclosure||Moderate||None|
|Windows 2000 Service Pack 4|
|Windows XP Service Pack 2|
|Windows XP Professional x64 Edition and Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2|
|Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2|
|Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition and Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2|
|Windows Server 2003 with SP1 for Itanium-based Systems and Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems|
Microsoft thanks the following for working with us to help protect customers:
Robbie Sohlman for reporting the Permissive User Information Store ACLs Information Disclosure Vulnerability – (CVE-2007-2229).
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- V1.0 (June 12, 2007): Bulletin published.