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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows Image Acquisition Service Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Image Acquisition Service Buffer Overflow Lets Local Users Gain System Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017634
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-0210   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 13 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): XP SP2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Windows Image Acquisition Service. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can trigger a buffer overflow in the Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) function to execute arbitrary code on the target system with system level privileges.

Impact:   A local user can obtain system level privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following fix:

Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2:"

A restart is required.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 13 Feb 2007 13:36:38 -0500
Subject:  Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-007: Vulnerability in Windows Image Acquisition Service Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (927802)


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