A vulnerability has been discovered in Microsoft Windows Server 2008, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to the Color Control Panel library (colorui.dll) used by the Color Control Panel application (colorcpl.exe) loading libraries (e.g. sti.dll) in an insecure manner. This can be exploited to load arbitrary libraries by tricking a user into e.g. opening CAMP, CDMP, GMMP, or ICC Profile (.icm and .icc) files located on a remote WebDAV or SMB share.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.
The vulnerability is confirmed in a fully patched version of Windows Server 2008 Enterprise SP2 including colorui.dll version 6.0.6001.18000. Other versions may also be affected.
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Subject: Windows Server 2008 Color Control Panel Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability
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