MS10-005: Vulnerability in Microsoft Paint Could Allow Remote Code Execution (978706)
High Nessus Plugin ID 44415
SynopsisArbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft Paint.
DescriptionThe remote Windows host is running a version of Microsoft Paint that has an integer overflow vulnerability that can be triggered when decoding JPEG images.
If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into opening a specially crafted JPEG image file using Microsoft Paint, he may be able to leverage these issues to execute arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, and 2003.