21987 : Microsoft Windows Shimgvw.dll SETABORTPROC Function Crafted WMF Arbitrary Code Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2005-12-27
Days of Exposure
9 days

Description

A code execution flaw exists in Windows. Shimgvw.dll fails to validate WMF files resulting in code execution via the SETABORTPROC function. With a specially crafted file, a context-dependent attacker can cause arbitrary code execution resulting in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Local / Remote
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Public, Exploit Commercial, Virus / Malware
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Uncoordinated Disclosure, Discovered in the Wild

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Microsoft has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Products

Microsoft Corporation
Windows XP
SP2
Professional x64 Edition
Windows Server 2003
with SP1 for Itanium-based Systems
x64 Edition
SP1
for Itanium-based Systems
Windows 2000
SP4
Windows 98
SP0
SE
Windows ME
SP0

References

Tools & Filters

20382

Snort

5318 5319

wmf_setabort

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.5
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2005-12-30 | Disagree?

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