MS Windows Image Problem, Round 2?


Just four days after Microsoft Corp. issued a patch to fix a critical flaw in the way Windows processes certain image files, security researchers say they may have uncovered at least two other similar vulnerabilities in the operating system.

According to a post on SecurityFocus's Bugtraq vulnerabilities list, the problem resides in the way the Windows "graphics rendering engine" handles certain image files ending in ".WMF," the same file format addressed by the first Windows patch of 2006. Security Fix - Brian Krebs on Computer and Internet Security - (washingtonpost.com)

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 10th January 2006 2:06AM