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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows DLL (Any) Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Windows Bug in SETDESKWALLPAPER and GETDESKWALLPAPER Calls Let Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022330
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-1808   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 11 2009
Original Entry Date:  Jun 4 2009
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 2003, XP SP3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Windows. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user with SETDESKWALLPAPER privileges (e.g., the Guest account) can run a specially crafted program to cause the target system to crash.

Arkon reported this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

Impact:   A local user can cause the target system to crash.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.

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