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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Microsoft GDI+ Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Graphics Component TIFF Processing Flaw Discloses Potentially Sensitive System Information
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1031725
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1031725
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-0061   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 10 2015
Impact:   Disclosure of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2003 SP2, Vista SP2, 2008 SP2, 7 SP1, 2008 R2 SP1, 8, 8.1, 2012, 2012 R2, RT, RT 8.1; and prior service packs
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Graphics Component. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information.

A remote user can can create a specially crafted TIFF image that, when loaded by the target user, will disclose portions of system memory.

Michal Zalewski of Google Inc. reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information from system memory.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-016

Vendor URL:  technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-016 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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