Executive Summary

Title Vulnerability in Graphics Rendering Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution
Name KB2490606 First vendor Publication 2011-01-04
Vendor Microsoft Last vendor Modification 2011-02-08
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision 2.0

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 9.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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General Information

Executive Summary

Microsoft has completed the investigation into public reports of this vulnerability. We have issued MS11-006 to address this issue. For more information about this issue, including download links for an available security update, please review MS11-006. The vulnerability addressed is the Windows Shell Graphics Processing Overrun Vulnerability - CVE-2010-3970.

Original Source

Url : http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/2490606.mspx

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11671
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11671
Title: Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Microsoft Graphics Rendering Engine
Description: Stack-based buffer overflow in the CreateSizedDIBSECTION function in shimgvw.dll in the Windows Shell graphics processor (aka graphics rendering engine) in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP2, Vista SP1 and SP2, and Server 2008 Gold and SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted .MIC or unspecified Office document containing a thumbnail bitmap with a negative biClrUsed value, as reported by Moti and Xu Hao, aka "Windows Shell Graphics Processing Overrun Vulnerability."
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2010-3970
Version: 8
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12514
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12514
Title: Vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer Could Allow GUI Corruption
Description: Microsoft Internet Explorer on Windows XP allows remote attackers to trigger an incorrect GUI display and have unspecified other impact via vectors related to the DOM implementation, as demonstrated by cross_fuzz.
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2011-0347
Version: 9
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows XP
Product(s): Microsoft Internet Explorer 6
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 1
Os 1
Os 6
Os 3
Os 2

SAINT Exploits

Description Link
Windows Thumbnail View CreateSizedDIBSECTION buffer overflow More info here

ExploitDB Exploits

id Description
2011-02-08 Microsoft Windows CreateSizedDIBSECTION Stack Buffer Overflow

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2011-02-09 Name : Vulnerability in Windows Shell Graphics Processing Could Allow Remote Code Ex...
File : nvt/secpod_ms11-006.nasl
2011-02-01 Name : Microsoft Internet Explorer Incorrect GUI Display Vulnerability
File : nvt/gb_ms_ie_incorrect_gui_display_vuln.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
70392 Microsoft IE DOM Implementation cross_fuzz GUI Display Weakness

Microsoft Internet Explorer contains a flaw related to the DOM implementation. The issue allows a context-dependent attacker to trigger an incorrect GUI display and have other unspecified impact.
70263 Microsoft Windows Bitmap Thumbnail shimgvw.dll CreateSizedDIBSECTION() Functi...

Windows is prone to an overflow condition. The biClrUsed parameter in the CreateSizedDIBSECTION() function fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input resulting in a stack buffer overflow. With a specially crafted file, a context-dependent attacker can potentially cause arbitrary code execution.

Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

Date Description
2011-02-10 IAVM : 2011-A-0019 - Microsoft Windows Shell Graphics Processing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Severity : Category II - VMSKEY : V0026068

Snort® IPS/IDS

Date Description
2014-11-16 Microsoft Office thumbnail bitmap invalid biClrUsed attempt
RuleID : 31421 - Revision : 3 - Type : FILE-OFFICE
2014-11-16 Microsoft Office thumbnail bitmap invalid biClrUsed attempt
RuleID : 31420 - Revision : 3 - Type : FILE-OFFICE
2014-01-10 Microsoft Office thumbnail bitmap invalid biClrUsed attempt
RuleID : 18398 - Revision : 16 - Type : FILE-OFFICE
2014-01-10 Microsoft Office thumbnail bitmap invalid biClrUsed attempt
RuleID : 18265 - Revision : 15 - Type : FILE-OFFICE

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2011-02-08 Name : It may be possible to execute arbitrary code on the remote host using the gra...
File : smb_nt_ms11-006.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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2020-05-23 13:17:11
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2013-08-05 21:20:50
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2013-05-11 00:46:44
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