Vulnerability

(MS13-089) Vulnerability in Windows Graphics Device Interface Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2876331)

Publish date: November 21, 2013

CVE-2013-3940

SEVERITY

CRITICAL

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DESCRIPTION

A vulnerability exists in the way Graphics Device Interface processes image files. When an attacker successfully exploits the vulnerability, the attacker can execute code of choice on the vulnerable computer. An attacker must persuade a user to open a specially crafted WordPad file in order to take advantage of this vulnerability.

SOLUTION

AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION

  • Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2
  • Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2
  • Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows 8 for 32-bit Systems
  • Windows 8 for x64-based Systems
  • Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems
  • Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows RT
  • Windows RT 8.1
  • Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation)
  • Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 (Server Core installation)
  • Windows Server 2012 (Server Core installation)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (Server Core installation)

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