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Bug in Windows Could Compromise System

By TS | Thomas
Dec 19, 2002
  1. Unchecked Buffer in Windows Shell Could Enable System Compromise

    Issue:
    An unchecked buffer exists in one of the functions used by the Windows Shell to extract custom attribute information from audio files. A security vulnerability results because it is possible for a malicious user to mount a buffer overrun attack & attempt to exploit this flaw.

    Affected Software:
    Windows XP Home Edition
    Windows XP Professional
    Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
    Windows XP Media Center Edition

    Patch availability:
    Microsoft Windows XP;
    32 bit edition
    64 bit edition
     
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