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Vulnerability Report: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

This vulnerability report for Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition contains a complete overview of all Secunia advisories affecting it. You can use this vulnerability report to ensure that you are aware of all vulnerabilities, both patched and unpatched, affecting this product allowing you to take the necessary precautions.

If you have information about a new or an existing vulnerability in Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition then you are more than welcome to contact us.


Table of Contents

1. Product Summary Only

2. Secunia Advisory Statistics (All time)
2.1. Statistics for 2014
2.2. Statistics for 2013
2.3. Statistics for 2012
2.4. Statistics for 2011
2.5. Statistics for 2010
2.6. Statistics for 2009
2.7. Statistics for 2008
2.8. Statistics for 2007
2.9. Statistics for 2006
2.10. Statistics for 2005
2.11. Statistics for 2004
2.12. Statistics for 2003

3. List of Secunia Advisories (All time)
3.1. List for 2014
3.2. List for 2013
3.3. List for 2012
3.4. List for 2011
3.5. List for 2010
3.6. List for 2009
3.7. List for 2008
3.8. List for 2007
3.9. List for 2006
3.10. List for 2005
3.11. List for 2004
3.12. List for 2003

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Vendor Microsoft

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Affected By 417 Secunia advisories
635 Vulnerabilities

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Unpatched 10% (40 of 417 Secunia advisories)

Most Critical Unpatched
The most severe unpatched Secunia advisory affecting Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, with all vendor patches applied, is rated Highly critical .




28 Secunia Advisories in 2007

Secunia has issued a total of 28 Secunia advisories in 2007 for Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition. Currently, 4% (1 out of 28) are marked as unpatched with the most severe being rated Not critical

More information about the specific Secunia advisories affecting Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition can be found below. Each Secunia advisory is enclosed by a box highlighted with a color representing its current patch status. You can read the complete Secunia advisories for thorough descriptions of the issues covered and for solution suggestions by clicking either the Secunia advisory title or the "Read More" links available for each Secunia advisory.



patched Windows Media Format Runtime ASF Parsing Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 1 of 28 in 2007. 20,598 views.
Release Date:
2007-12-11
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA28034
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
IBM X-Force has reported four vulnerabilities in Windows Media Format Runtime / Windows Media Services, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows Message Queuing Privilege Escalation
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 2 of 28 in 2007. 14,047 views.
Release Date:
2007-12-11
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA28011
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Microsoft DirectX SAMI/WAV/AVI File Parsing Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 3 of 28 in 2007. 20,002 views.
Release Date:
2007-12-11
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA28010
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Two vulnerabilities have been reported in Microsoft DirectX, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Feature Security Issue
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 4 of 28 in 2007. 24,808 views.
Release Date:
2007-12-04
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA27901
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Exposure of sensitive information
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A security issue has been reported in Microsoft's Web Proxy Auto-Discovery (WPAD) feature, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks. [Read More]


patched Macrovision SafeDisc secdrv.sys Privilege Escalation
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 5 of 28 in 2007. 18,967 views.
Release Date:
2007-10-23
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA27285
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Macrovision SafeDisc, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows Kodak Image Viewer Code Execution
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 6 of 28 in 2007. 21,516 views.
Release Date:
2007-10-09
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA27092
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows RPC Authentication Denial of Service
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 7 of 28 in 2007. 15,872 views.
Release Date:
2007-10-09
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA27134
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows NNTP Response Handling Buffer Overflow
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 8 of 28 in 2007. 19,966 views.
Release Date:
2007-10-09
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA27112
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
VeriSign iDefense Labs has reported a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows Vector Markup Language Buffer Overflow
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 9 of 28 in 2007. 19,624 views.
Release Date:
2007-08-14
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA26409
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Windows Graphics Rendering Engine Image Handling Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 10 of 28 in 2007. 16,806 views.
Release Date:
2007-08-14
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA26423
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows URI Handling Command Execution Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 11 of 28 in 2007. 86,407 views.
Release Date:
2007-07-26
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA26201
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been discovered in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows Win32 API Code Execution Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 12 of 28 in 2007. 22,234 views.
Release Date:
2007-06-12
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA25640
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
System access
Where:
From remote
Short 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. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Outlook Express and Windows Mail Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 13 of 28 in 2007. 28,701 views.
Release Date:
2007-06-12
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA25639
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Exposure of sensitive information
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Microsoft Outlook Express and Windows Mail, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information and compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Windows Secure Channel Digital Signature Parsing Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 14 of 28 in 2007. 19,839 views.
Release Date:
2007-06-12
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA25620
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows Kernel Mapped Memory Insecure Permissions
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 15 of 28 in 2007. 15,917 views.
Release Date:
2007-04-10
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA24834
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
eEye Digital Security has reported a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows XP UPnP Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 16 of 28 in 2007. 16,565 views.
Release Date:
2007-04-10
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA24822
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Agent URL Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 17 of 28 in 2007. 21,255 views.
Release Date:
2007-04-10
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA22896
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows Animated Cursor Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 18 of 28 in 2007. 96,405 views.
Release Date:
2007-03-30
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA24659
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Extremely critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been discovered in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


partial Microsoft Windows NDISTAPI.SYS Denial of Service
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 19 of 28 in 2007. 14,558 views.
Release Date:
2007-03-20
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA24598
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Rubén Santamarta has reported a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


unpatched Microsoft Windows Directory Monitoring Information Disclosure Weakness
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 20 of 28 in 2007. 21,254 views.
Release Date:
2007-02-23
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA24245
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Exposure of sensitive information
Exposure of system information
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
3APA3A has discovered a weakness in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain knowledge of certain information. [Read More]


patched Microsoft RichEdit OLE Dialog Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 21 of 28 in 2007. 18,785 views.
Release Date:
2007-02-13
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA24152
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a users system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft MFC OLE Dialog Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 22 of 28 in 2007. 17,527 views.
Release Date:
2007-02-13
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA24150
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows and Visual Studio, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a users system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows OLE Dialog Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 23 of 28 in 2007. 14,851 views.
Release Date:
2007-02-13
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA24147
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows Image Aquisition Service Privilege Escalation
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 24 of 28 in 2007. 17,105 views.
Release Date:
2007-02-13
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA24132
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows XP, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Microsoft MDAC ADODB.Connection ActiveX Control Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 25 of 28 in 2007. 26,687 views.
Release Date:
2007-02-13
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA22452
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Yag Kohha has reported a vulnerability in Microsoft Data Access Components, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows HTML Help ActiveX Control Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 26 of 28 in 2007. 16,888 views.
Release Date:
2007-02-13
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA24136
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft XML Core Services Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 27 of 28 in 2007. 77,703 views.
Release Date:
2007-01-09
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA23655
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
Cross Site Scripting
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Microsoft XML Core Services, which can be exploited by malicious people to gain knowledge of sensitive information or potentially compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows Vector Markup Language Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 28 of 28 in 2007. 40,980 views.
Release Date:
2007-01-09
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA23677
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Extremely critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Two vulnerabilities have been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system [Read More]





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Subject: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 
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arbortender RE: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Member 18th Jan, 2014 21:16
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Posts: 7
User Since: 31st Dec 2008
System Score: 99%
Location: US
Last edited on 18th Jan, 2014 21:16
I have a PSI alert this morning for MS14-002: Vulnerability in Windows kernel could allow elevation of privilege: January 14, 2014. Secunia detail is: Microsoft Windows LRPC Client Buffer Overflow Vulnerability. Windows update doesn't find it. Leave it dangle in Secunia, or some other approach?
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Maurice Joyce RE: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Handling Contributor 18th Jan, 2014 22:47
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Since installing the patch have you rebooted & completed a full PSI rescan?

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Windows 7 SP1 64 Bit OS
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arbortender RE: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Member 19th Jan, 2014 01:14
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I don't think I've installed the patch, per my post?...but will reboot all now & scan again. Perhaps it's installed indeed.
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Maurice Joyce RE: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
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A patch was made available last Tuesday - the details are here:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2914368



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arbortender RE: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Member 19th Jan, 2014 20:47
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A manual re-scan did solve that. Apparently windows update did its thing last week when the update came out. I rebooted the system & re-ran PSI scan & that update disappeared. It's not clear to me why PSI did not automatically recognize that...doesn't it usually?
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Maurice Joyce RE: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
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No it does not - this refers

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal...

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Now that XP is no longer supported by MS, I have a PC that can not be upgraded. Is there a way for Secunia to ignore the XP End Of Life so that there is no false positive for the scan results?
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