MS11-029: Vulnerability in GDI+ Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2489979)

high Nessus Plugin ID 53386
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Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote Windows host through Microsoft's GDI+ subsystem.


The version of Microsoft's GDI+ subsystem installed on the remote Windows host contains an integer overflow due to the way that GDI+ handles integer calculations.

If an attacker can trick a user on the affected system into opening a specially crafted EMF image file, this issue could be exploited to execute arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista, and 2008.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 53386

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-029.nasl

Version: 1.24

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 4/13/2011

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: office_installed.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl, smb_hotfixes.nasl, mssql_version.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/12/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/12/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0041

BID: 47250

MSFT: MS11-029

MSKB: 2412687, 2509461