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Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Microsoft Graphics Rendering Engine

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11671

Stack-based buffer overflow in the CreateSizedDIBSECTION function in shimgvw.dll in the Windows Shell graphics processor (aka graphics rendering engine) in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3 Server 2003 SP2 Vista SP1 and SP2 and Server 2008 Gold and SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted .MIC or unspecified Office document containing a thumbnail bitmap with a negative biClrUsed value as reported by Moti and Xu Hao aka "Windows Shell Graphics Processing Overrun Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-3970
Product(s):