ZDI-08-055: Microsoft Windows GDI+ BMP Parsing Code Execution Vulnerability Sep 09 2008 07:41PM
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ZDI-08-055: Microsoft Windows GDI+ BMP Parsing Code Execution

Vulnerability

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-055

September 9, 2008

-- CVE ID:

CVE-2008-3015

-- Affected Vendors:

Microsoft

-- Affected Products:

Microsoft Windows XP

Microsoft Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Windows Vista

Microsoft Windows Server 2003

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-- Vulnerability Details:

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on

vulnerable installations of Microsoft Windows XP, Server and Vista. User

interaction is required in that a user must open a malicious image

file.

The specific flaws exist in the GDI+ subsystem when parsing maliciously

crafted BMP files. Supplying a malformed BitMapInfoHeader can result in

incorrect integer calculations further leading to an exploitable memory

corruption. Successful exploitation can result in arbitrary code

execution under the credentials of the currently logged in user.

-- Vendor Response:

Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More

details can be found at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS08-052.mspx

-- Disclosure Timeline:

2007-07-20 - Vulnerability reported to vendor

2008-09-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:

This vulnerability was discovered by:

* Anonymous

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