Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to an integer overflow error in the "SetDIBitsToDevice()" function within gdi32.dll when processing BITMAPINFOHEADER, which can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via an overly large biClrUsed field.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability allows execution of arbitrary code.
The vulnerability is confirmed on Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 (ntdll.dll version 5.1.2600.6055 and gdi32.dll version 5.1.2600.5698).
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Subject: Microsoft Windows GDI "SetDIBitsToDevice()" API BITMAPINFOHEADER Processing biCl
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