MS15-016: Vulnerability in Microsoft Graphics Component Could Allow Information Disclosure (3029944)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by an information disclosure
vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Microsoft's Graphics Component installed on the remote
host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability due to
improperly handled uninitialized memory when parsing specially crafted
TIFF image format files. A remote attacker can exploit this
vulnerability by convincing a user to browse to a website containing
specially crafted TIFF image content, resulting in the disclosure of
information.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms15-016.aspx

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, Vista, 2008,
7, 2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, and 2012 R2.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.4
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 81269 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72456

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0061

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