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Sid 1-42173


OS-WINDOWS Microsoft GDI PolyTextOutW out of bounds memory write attempt


The Graphics component in the kernel in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2; Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1; and Windows 7 SP1 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka "Windows Graphics Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."


CVSS base score 7.0 CVSS impact score 5.9 CVSS exploitability score 1.0 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact HIGH availabilityImpact HIGH

Detailed information

Affected systems

  • microsoft windows_7 *
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 *
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 r2
  • microsoft windows_vista *

Ease of attack

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.


  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

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