Bug in Windows Could Compromise System

By Thomas McGuire on
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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