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‫ Microsoft Windows OLE Automation WMF Image Parsing Vulnerability

IRCAD2011061244
ID:IRCAD2011061244
Release Date: 2011-06-14
Criticality level: Highly critical
Software:
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Datacenter Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Web Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
 
Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to an error in Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) Automation (oleaut32.dll) when parsing a Windows Metafile (WMF) images.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code via a specially crafted web page.
 
Solution:
Apply patches.
 
References:
MS11-038 (KB2476490):
 
Secunia:

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