Vulnerability

(MS13-071) Vulnerability in Windows Theme File Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2864063)

Publish date: September 18, 2013

CVE-2013-0810

SEVERITY

HIGH

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DESCRIPTION

This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user applies a specially crafted Windows theme on their system. In all cases, a user cannot be forced to open the file or apply the theme; for an attack to be successful, a user must be convinced to do so.

SOLUTION

AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION

  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2
  • Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2
  • Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2

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