MS KB2490606: Vulnerability in Graphics Rendering Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution

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Synopsis :

It may be possible to execute arbitrary code on the remote host using
the graphics rendering engine.

Description :

If a remote attacker can trick a user on the affected host into
opening a specially crafted bitmap file, the attacker could leverage
an as-yet unpatched vulnerability in the graphics rendering engine
that arises due to its failure to validate the 'biClrUsed' parameter
and thereby execute arbitrary code on the host subject to the user's
privileges.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/advisory/2490606

Solution :

Consider applying the workaround provided by Microsoft.

Note, though, that applying the workaround will lead to some media
files not being displayed correctly.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 51424 ()

Bugtraq ID: 45662

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3970

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