Microsoft Downplays New WMF Problem

One week after issuing an emergency patch for a vulnerability in Windows Meta File image processing that opened the door for arbitrary code execution, a new problem has been discovered in the format. But Microsoft has downplayed the concerns, saying the bug only causes "performance issues."

According to a posting to the Bugtraq mailing list, "Windows WMF graphics rendering engine is affected by multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities." The problems involve the ExtCreateRegion and ExtEscape functions. BetaNews | Microsoft Downplays New WMF Problem

Linked by shanmuga Monday, 9th January 2006 9:04PM