Microsoft Released Nov Critical Patch MS05-053

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 2:03 pm

Microsoft released a patch that fixed a critical vulnerabilities in graphics rendering engine that could allow code execution.

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the rendering of Windows Metafile (WMF) and Enhanced Metafile (EMF) image formats that could allow remote code execution on an affected system. Any program that renders WMF or EMF images on the affected systems could be vulnerable to this attack. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system.

According to Microsoft security bulletin MS05-053 the affected products are Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 and Service Pack 2, Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with SP1 for Itanium-based Systems and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition.

You can download the updates from Windows Update of from here


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