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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows DLL (Any) Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Vector Markup Language Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017489
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017489
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-0024   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 9 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2000 SP4, XP SP2, 2003 SP1; and prior service packs
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Windows Vector Markup Language (VML) implementation. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted HTML e-mail or web page that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Windows Vista is not affected.

This vulnerability is being actively exploited.

Microsoft indicates that this vulnerability has already been publicly disclosed.

Microsoft credits Jospeh Moti and iDefense with originally reporting this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when processed by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following fixes:

Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=81FB6A72-AC8A-4B28-905F-A44691D69432

Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=D06FD167-4F3E-4A2C-B52C-7426DDAD6828

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=4FEE481F-DACE-4EAC-9AFE-BC28ADD70CC5

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with SP1 for Itanium-based Systems:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=C517FB85-128E-43DB-A659-38AF32283716

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=FF4A1F24-C1E9-4223-965B-14C4793AAF96

Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4 on Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=B1C7F765-772C-4EEB-9438-BC820CB929E1

Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 on Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=922A3569-85D1-4584-9B84-4AA7304C69BB

Internet Explorer 7 on Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=55A0A6EC-FEFA-40BB-BB6B-3AAB50275A73

Internet Explorer 7 on Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=B5A8B1F2-6AF0-4F03-989C-C8DE2EACE71D

Internet Explorer 7 on Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=08E5CD2E-55C0-4AC9-859F-1B24497B31CE

Internet Explorer 7 on Microsoft Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with SP1 for Itanium-based Systems:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=48B4D271-D494-4A5C-ABA8-11B3B4584902

Internet Explorer 7 on Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=F9C3E0DE-DB66-4D83-829F-C93052BDB1FA

A restart is required.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-004.mspx

Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-004.mspx (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 9 Jan 2007 13:28:39 -0500
Subject:  Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-004: Vulnerability in Vector Markup Language Could Allow Remote Code Execution (929969)


http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-004.mspx

CVE-2007-0024
 
 


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