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        Vulnerability in Windows Theme File Could Allow Remote Code
                            Execution (2864063)
                             11 September 2013


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Microsoft Windows
Publisher:         Microsoft
Operating System:  Windows XP
                   Windows Server 2003
                   Windows Vista
                   Windows Server 2008
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2013-0810  

Original Bulletin: 

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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-071 - Important

Vulnerability in Windows Theme File Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2864063)

Published Date: September 10, 2013

Version: 1.0

General Information

Executive Summary

This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft 
Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user applies 
a specially crafted Windows theme on their system. In all cases, a user cannot 
be forced to open the file or apply the theme; for an attack to be successful, 
a user must be convinced to do so.

This security update is rated Important for all supported editions of Windows 
XP and Windows Server 2003. For supported editions of Windows Vista and 
Windows Server 2008, this secuirty update as no severity rating. 

Affected Software 

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 

Vulnerability Information

Windows Theme File Remote Code Execution Vulnerability - CVE-2013-0810

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that affected editions 
of Microsoft Windows handles certain specially crafted Windows theme files. 
This vulnerability could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code if the 
attacker convinces a user to apply a specially crafted Windows theme. An 
attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create 
new accounts with full user rights.

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