Threat Encyclopedia

MS.Common.Controls.Library.Remote.Code.Execution

description-logoDescription

This indicates an attack attempt against a heap-overflow vulnerability in the Windows Common Control Library.
The vulnerability exists because the Windows Common Control Library does not properly handle certain messages when rendering scalable vector graphics passed from a third-party scalable vector graphics (SVG) viewer. It allows an attacker to exploit this vulnerability through a crafted web page.

affected-products-logoAffected Products

Windows XP Service Pack 3
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems and Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Apply the patch supplied by the vendor:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS10-081.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2010-2746