MS06-001: Vulnerabilities in Graphics Rendering Engine Could Allow Code Execution (912919)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host by sending a
malformed file to a victim.

Description :

The remote host contains a version of Microsoft Windows that is
missing a critical security update that fixes several vulnerabilities
in the Graphic Rendering Engine, and in the way Windows handles

An attacker could exploit these flaws to execute arbitrary code on the
remote host. To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to send a
specially crafted Windows Metafile (WMF) to a user on the remote host,
or lure him into visiting a rogue website containing such a file.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP SP2 and

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 20382 ()

Bugtraq ID: 16074

CVE ID: CVE-2005-4560

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