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AL-2007.0007 -- [Win] -- MS07-004 - Windows Vulnerability in Vector Markup Language Could Allow Remote Code Execution
09 January 2007
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== A U S C E R T A L E R T AL-2007.0007 -- AUSCERT ALERT [Win] Vulnerability in Vector Markup Language Could Allow Remote Code Execution 10 January 2007 =========================================================================== AusCERT Alert Summary --------------------- Product: Windows XP SP2 and prior Windows 2000 SP4 and prior Windows Server 2003 and prior Publisher: Microsoft Operating System: Windows Impact: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands Access: Remote/Unauthenticated CVE Names: CVE-2007-0024 Original Bulletin: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS07-004.mspx Comment: Note that this VML vulnerability is different from the one previously fixed in MS06-055. Vulnerable computers may be compromised by a remote attacker if a user visits a malicious web page or views a malicious email. - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- MS07-004 - Vulnerability in Vector Markup Language Could Allow Remote Code Execution (929969) Affected Software: - Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 - Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 - Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition - Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 - Microsoft Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with SP1 for Itanium-based Systems - Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Non-Affected Software: -Windows Vista Full MS07-004 advisory: -http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS07-004.mspx Vulnerability Details VML Buffer Overrun Vulnerability - CVE-2007-0024 A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the Vector Markup Language (VML) implementation in Microsoft Windows. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability by constructing a specially crafted Web page or HTML e-mail that could potentially allow remote code execution if a user visited the Web page or viewed the message. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If you do not know who that is, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will forward your request to the appropriate person. NOTE: Third Party Rights This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members. As AusCERT did not write the document quoted above, AusCERT has had no control over its content. The decision to follow or act on information or advice contained in this security bulletin is the responsibility of each user or organisation, and should be considered in accordance with your organisation's site policies and procedures. AusCERT takes no responsibility for consequences which may arise from following or acting on information or advice contained in this security bulletin. NOTE: This is only the original release of the security bulletin. It may not be updated when updates to the original are made. If downloading at a later date, it is recommended that the bulletin is retrieved directly from the author's website to ensure that the information is still current. Contact information for the authors of the original document is included in the Security Bulletin above. If you have any questions or need further information, please contact them directly. Previous advisories and external security bulletins can be retrieved from: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?cid=1980 If you believe that your computer system has been compromised or attacked in any way, we encourage you to let us know by completing the secure National IT Incident Reporting Form at: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=3192 =========================================================================== Australian Computer Emergency Response Team The University of Queensland Brisbane Qld 4072 Internet Email: email@example.com Facsimile: (07) 3365 7031 Telephone: (07) 3365 4417 (International: +61 7 3365 4417) AusCERT personnel answer during Queensland business hours which are GMT+10:00 (AEST). On call after hours for member emergencies only. =========================================================================== -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=1967 iQCVAwUBRaQ05Sh9+71yA2DNAQJ6yQP+NMQC2XTowBtR6cMfzkSv3CX/M1nZDE9A RHOnsaHsRtJl9kFwnXcgwzoy0eXROhlm9ScPcNRtj+wYymJp9vh8b1SOTqmB9mTZ dqW1vbAxEo1lF3AzBFdmK7CASl0ZbmuegicZec87tuEECVa/VbZlcbrnbtbQKtDp OFZER0MIo2U= =ehFS -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
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