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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows DLL (Any) Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Windows Direct2D Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029743
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1029743
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-0263   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 11 2014
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7 SP1, 2008 R2 SP1, 8, 8.1, 2012 R2, RT, RT 8.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Windows Direct2D. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a file containing specially crafted specially crafted 2D geometric figures that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Omair (via HP's Zero Day Initiative) reported this vulnerability.

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

Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=43779b6d-d8d5-40b0-a09e-d0009ec0cbcd

Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=870a136b-81f9-4d4c-9174-28092cc7fc10

Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=2fd74351-304a-4b27-b44a-c08ff58c9aa6

Windows 8 for 32-bit Systems:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=a92130ec-0795-4f98-9219-c50571e33d35

Windows 8 for x64-based Systems:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=3a86ba25-1f1f-498f-a95c-39819157f5db

Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=a4809d9e-bd56-4b68-8af9-3f3a0a0ea4e0

Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=99460009-b897-4e62-8e36-8d5453341e78

Windows Server 2012:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=957e57ce-8184-450e-9539-d605b3e3ef98

Windows Server 2012 R2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=809408c2-b329-4554-bf2b-c9a8901791ac

A restart may be required.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms14-007

Vendor URL:  technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms14-007 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

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