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Remote code execution vulnerability in Canonical Display Driver

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7195

Integer overflow in cdd.dll in the Canonical Display Driver (CDD) in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 on 64-bit platforms when the Windows Aero theme is installed allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (reboot) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted image file that triggers incorrect data parsing after user-mode data is copied to kernel mode as demonstrated using "Browse with Irfanview" and certain actions on a folder containing a large number of thumbnail images in Resample mode possibly related to the ATI graphics driver or win32k.sys aka "Canonical Display Driver Integer Overflow Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 7
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-3678
Product(s):