Bug in Windows Could Compromise System

By Thomas McGuire on
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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