Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Object.Packager.Insecure.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attempt to exploit a remote Code Execution vulnerability in Windows.
The vulnerability is caused by the way the vulnerable application launches "packager.exe". A remote attacker can exploit it to load and execute a malicious executable file.

Affected Products

Windows XP Service Pack 3
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS12-002.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2012-0009