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12.09.2008 - MS08-071 – Critical: Vulnerabilities in GDI Could Allow Remote Code Execution (956802)

View Microsoft related news. Bulletin Severity Rating:Critical - This security update resolves two privately reported vulnerabilities in GDI. Exploitation of either of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted WMF image file. An attacker who successfully exploited these vulnerabilities could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

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