|CVSS SCORE||6.8, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)|
Windows XP SP3
|TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION||Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 12775. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com|
The specific flaw exists within the Microsoft Common Controls when handling RTF files. A specially crafted length can result in an integer overflow in a value that gets used as a length in a call to SysAllocStringLen. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.
Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: