Microsoft Windows Explorer WMF File Denial of Service Vulnerability

Microsoft Windows Explorer is prone to a denial-of-service vulnerability.

A remote attacker may exploit this vulnerability by presenting a malicious file to a victim user and enticing them to open it with the vulnerable application. Users that simply browse folders containing the malicious file will also trigger this issue.

A successful exploit will crash the vulnerable application, effectively denying service.

This issue may be related to BID 19365: Microsoft Windows GDI32.DLL WMF Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability.


 

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