Microsoft Buffer Overflow Vulnerability on Graphical Device Interface GDIPlus EMF

There is a Critical Microsoft vulnerability discovered these days affecting almost all windows versions:


Graphics Device Interface (GDI) is an application programming interface by Microsoft Windows. It’s a core operating system component responsible for representing graphical objects. Microsoft Windows GDI has integer overflow vulnerability in gdiplus.dll while processing Enhanced Metafile (EMF) files. Possible vectors to exploit the flaw are: (a) Create a webpage containing a malicious WMF or EMF image file, and entice an attacker to visit his webpage. (b) Send an email with a specially crafted EMF image file attachment and convincing the user to view it or (c) embedding the malicious image file in an Office document and convincing the user to open it. Successful exploitation might lead to code execution or denial-of-service. Technical details about the vulnerability are publicly available.

Affected versions:

Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2
Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP1
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP2
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP1
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Home SP2
Microsoft Windows XP Home SP1
Microsoft Windows XP Home
Microsoft Windows XP Gold 0
Microsoft Windows XP 0
Microsoft Office XP SP2 and prior

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