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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows Kernel Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Windows Buffer Overflow in AOL ART Image Rendering Library Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016292
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1016292
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-2378   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 13 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2000, XP SP2, 2003 SP1; and prior service packs
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Windows in the rendering of AOL ART images. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted AOL ART image file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow in the ART image rendering library and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Microsoft credits iDEFENSE with reporting this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create an image 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:

Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=F6328F82-457E-44CB-95FB-2DB0E8C9EE3C

Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=71022EA1-94CB-4FE9-B89E-46876D068B9A

Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=A386523E-96AB-43ED-B189-E13AF497B685

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

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=56DF0CF2-9214-4B23-9034-C59E8B7126D6

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=5E1B95C3-7E75-4468-829C-1DC7B4ECE5D0

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=4DC13B7C-01AB-4BB6-9766-0FE0D02E410D

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

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=AE6D8DA7-B170-416D-8812-265FFA757301

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

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=F6328F82-457E-44CB-95FB-2DB0E8C9EE3C

For Windows 2000 with the Windows 2000 AOL Image Support Update installed:

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

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=AE6D8DA7-B170-416D-8812-265FFA757301

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

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=F6328F82-457E-44CB-95FB-2DB0E8C9EE3C

A restart may be required.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-022.mspx

Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-022.mspx (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error

Message History:   None.


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