Intrusion Prevention

MS.ASP.Net.Framework.Parameter.Validation.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Remote Code Execution vulnerability in Microsoft .Net Framework.
The vulnerability is due to improper validation of function parameters in the application. A remote attacker can exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

Affected Products

Microsoft .NET Framework 4 all versions
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 and 4.5 on Windows Developer Preview
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 all versions
Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 and 1.0 all versions

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS12-025

CVE References

CVE-2012-0163