Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.WinVerifyTrust.Signature.Validation.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Code Execution vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.
The vulnerability is due to an error in WinVerifyTrust Signature Validation when handling malformed PE files. It may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PE file.

Affected 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 2
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows 8 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 8 for 64-bit Systems
Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 8.1 for 64-bit Systems
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows RT
Windows RT 8.1
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2012 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2012 R2 (Server Core installation)

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS13-098

CVE References

CVE-2013-3900