MS11-029: Vulnerability in GDI+ could allow remote code execution: April 12, 2011

ID KB2489979
Type mskb
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2019-11-06T02:29:36


<html><body><p>Resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows GDI+ that could allow remote code execution if a user viewed a specially crafted image file by using affected software or browsed a website that contains specially crafted content.</p><h2></h2><div class="kb-notice-section section"><span class="text-base">Support for Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) ends on July 12, 2011. To continue receiving security updates for Windows, make sure you're running Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 (SP2). For more information, refer to this Microsoft web page: <a href="" id="kb-link-1" target="_self">Support is ending for some versions of Windows</a></span>.</div><h2>INTRODUCTION</h2><div class="kb-summary-section section">Microsoft has released security bulletin MS11-029. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft websites: <ul class="sbody-free_list"><li>Home users:<br/><div class="indent"><a href="" id="kb-link-2" target="_self"></a></div><span class="text-base">Skip the details</span>: Download the updates for your home computer or laptop from the Microsoft Update website now:<br/><div class="indent"><a href="" id="kb-link-3" target="_self"></a></div></li><li>IT professionals:<br/><div class="indent"><a href="" id="kb-link-4" target="_self"></a></div></li></ul><span><h3 class="sbody-h3">How to obtain help and support for this security update</h3> <br/>Help installing updates: <br/><a href="" id="kb-link-5" target="_self">Support for Microsoft Update</a><br/><br/>Security solutions for IT professionals: <br/><a href="" id="kb-link-6" target="_self">TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support</a><br/><br/>Help protect your computer that is running Windows from viruses and malware:<br/><a href="" id="kb-link-7" target="_self">Virus Solution and Security Center</a><br/><br/>Local support according to your country: <br/><a href="" id="kb-link-8" target="_self">International Support</a><br/><br/></span></div><h2>More Information</h2><div class="kb-moreinformation-section section"><h3 class="sbody-h3">Known issues and additional information about this security update</h3> <br/> <br/> The following articles contain additional information about this security update as it relates to individual product versions. The articles may contain known issue information. If this is the case, the known issue is listed below each article link.<br/><ul class="sbody-free_list"><li><div class="indent"><a href="" id="kb-link-9">2412687 </a> MS11-029: Description of the security update for Windows GDI+: April 12, 2011</div></li><li><div class="indent"><a href="" id="kb-link-10">2509461 </a> MS11-023: Description of the security update for Office XP: April 12, 2011 </div></li></ul></div></body></html>