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Vulnerabilities in Graphics Rendering Engine Could Allow Code Execution (896424) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the presence of update 896424
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host by sending a malformed file
to a victim.
The remote host contains a version of Microsoft Windows is missing a critical
security update which fixes several vulnerabilities in the Graphic Rendering
Engine, and in the way Windows handles Metafiles.
A possible hacker may exploit these flaws to execute arbitrary code on the remote
host. To exploit these flaws, a possible hacker would need to send a specially
crafted Windows Metafile (WMF) or Enhanced Metafile (EMF) to a victim on
the remote host. When viewing the malformed file, a buffer overflow condition
occurs which may allow the execution of arbitrary code with the rights of
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP SP2 and 2003 :
High / CVSS Base Score : 8
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