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GDI Access Violation Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14603

The Graphics Device Interface (GDI) in win32k.sys in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3 Windows Server 2003 SP2 Windows Vista SP2 Windows Server 2008 SP2 R2 and R2 SP1 and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 does not properly validate user-mode input which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via crafted data as demonstrated by a large height attribute of an IFRAME element rendered by Safari aka "GDI Access Violation Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 7
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2011-5046
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