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Windows 7: Microsoft Security Advisory (2490606)

05 Jan 2011   #1

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
Microsoft Security Advisory (2490606)


General Information

Executive Summary

Microsoft is investigating new public reports of a vulnerability in the Windows Graphics Rendering Engine. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code in the security context of the logged-on user. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

We are not aware of attacks that try to use the reported vulnerability or of customer impact at this time.

We are actively working with partners in our Microsoft Active Protections Program (MAPP) to provide information that they can use to provide broader protections to customers.

Upon completion of this investigation, Microsoft will take the appropriate action to help protect our customers. This may include providing a security update through our monthly release process or providing an out-of-cycle security update, depending on customer needs.

Microsoft Security Advisory (2490606): Vulnerability in Graphics Rendering Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Microsoft releases Security Advisory 2490606 - MSRC - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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05 Jan 2011   #2

ultimate 64 sp1

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05 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

As Mickey pointed out, Windows 7 is not affected by this.
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