MS07-017: Vulnerabilities in GDI Could Allow Remote Code Execution (925902)
High Nessus Plugin ID 24911
SynopsisArbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the email client or the web browser.
DescriptionThe remote host is running a version of Windows with a bug in the Animated Cursor (ANI) handling routine that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host by sending a specially crafted email or by luring a user on the remote host into visiting a rogue web site.
Additionally, the system is vulnerable to :
- Local Privilege Elevation (GDI, EMF, Font Rasterizer)
- Denial of Service (WMF)
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, 2003 and Vista.