Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Explorer.WMF.File.Handling.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a denial-of-service vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Explorer.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a specially crafted WMF file. It allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service (crash).

Affected Products

Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition SP2
Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition SP1
Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2
Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP1
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP2
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP1
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Home SP2
Microsoft Windows XP Home SP1
Microsoft Windows XP Home
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Web Edition SP1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Web Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition SP1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Datacenter Edition SP1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Datacenter Edition

Impact

Denial of service

Recommended Actions

Currently we are not aware of any official patch for this issue.

CVE References

CVE-2007-1090