|MS13-071||Vulnerability in Windows Theme File Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2864063)||Windows XP||Important||11-09-2013|
Brief overview of the risk:
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.
Detailed Information on the risk:
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.
Further information on this exploit is available at : MS13-071
Affected SoftwareWindows 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