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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-3678

Original release date: 05/14/2010
Last revised: 12/27/2010


Integer overflow in cdd.dll in the Canonical Display Driver (CDD) in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 on 64-bit platforms, when the Windows Aero theme is installed, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (reboot) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted image file that triggers incorrect data parsing after user-mode data is copied to kernel mode, as demonstrated using "Browse with Irfanview" and certain actions on a folder containing a large number of thumbnail images in Resample mode, possibly related to the ATI graphics driver or win32k.sys, aka "Canonical Display Driver Integer Overflow Vulnerability."


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2010/05/18/security-advisory-2028859-released.aspx
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/2028859.mspx
External Source: BID
Name: 40237
External Source: MISC
Name: http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=8809
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1178
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://blogs.technet.com/srd/archive/2010/05/18/cdd-dll-vulnerability-difficult-to-exploit.aspx
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7195
External Source: XF
Name: ms-win-irfanview-dos(58622)
External Source: MS
Name: MS10-043
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA10-194A
External Source: MISC
Name: http://en.irfanview-forum.de/vb/showthread.php?5647-V4-25-bluescreen-with-Windows-7-cdd-dll-win32k-sys
External Source: MISC
Name: http://pcandmactech.blogspot.com/2009/12/irfanview-and-bsod.html
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 64731

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Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7195
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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