Microsoft Windows Desktop Wallpaper Code Execution Vulnerability

Microsoft Windows Desktop Wallpaper Code Execution Vulnerability

Rating: Medium

Affected OS: Windows XP (Service Pack 3, [++])

Description: A vulnerability in Microsoft Windows (desktop Wallpaper) may allow for local denial-of-service attacks.

Recommendation: SecurityOrb is not aware of a vendor-supplied patch/update at this time.

Observation: A vulnerability in Microsoft Windows (desktop Wallpaper) may allow for local denial-of-service attacks.

The flaw is specific to the invalid processing of SPI_SETDESKWALLPAPER and SPI_GETDESKWALLPAPER values. Successful exploitation requires local access, and can result in a local denial-of-service condition

Common Vulnerabilities & Exposures (CVE): CVE-2009-1808

IAVA Reference Number: IAVA-REF-NUMBER-NOMATCH

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