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Microsoft Windows Win32 API Code Execution Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2007-06-12    Last Update:  2007-06-13    Views:  21,878

Secunia Advisory SA25640

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Privilege escalation, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges or by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an input validation error in the Win32 API when handling parameters to a function call. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary code via a local application using the vulnerable component or when a user e.g. views a specially crafted web page using Internet Explorer.


Solution:
Apply patches.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Billy Rios, VeriSign.

Original Advisory:
MS07-035 (KB935839):
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-035.mspx

Deep Links:
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