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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Microsoft GDI+ Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Graphics Component Flaws Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037438
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037438
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-7257, CVE-2016-7272, CVE-2016-7273   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 13 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Vista SP2, 2008 SP2, 2008 R2 SP1, 7 SP1, 8.1, RT 8.1, 2012, 2012 R2, 10, 10 Version 1511, 10 Version 1607, 2016
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Microsoft Graphics Component. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an object memory handling error and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2016-7272, CVE-2016-7273].

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will disclose potentially sensitive information from memory on the target user's system [CVE-2016-7257].

Giwan Go of STEALIEN (via with Trend Micro'ss Zero Day Initiative (ZDI)) and Steven Vittitoe of Google Project Zero reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-146

Vendor URL:  technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-146 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

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