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Vulnerabilities in Graphics Rendering Engine Could Allow Code Execution (912919) Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the presence of update 912919

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host by sending a malformed file
to a victim.

Description :

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 this flaw, a possible hacker would need to send a specially
crafted Windows Metafile (WMF) to a user on the remote host, or lure him
into visiting a rogue website containing such a file.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP SP2 and 2003 :

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0

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