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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Microsoft GDI+ Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Graphics Component EMF Processing Flaw Lets Remote Uses Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032110
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1032110
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-1645   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 14 2015
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2003 SP2, Vista SP2, 2008 SP2, 7 SP1, 2008 SP2, 2008 R2 SP1; and prior service packs
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Graphics Component. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted EMF file 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.

Hossein Lotfi, Secunia Research, 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 a fix.

A patch matrix is available in the vendor's advisory.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-035

Vendor URL:  technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-035 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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