Microsoft Windows is prone to an arbitrary code-execution vulnerability. A local attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the user running the affected application.
Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
Ensure that only trusted users have local, interactive access to affected computers.
Implement multiple redundant layers of security.
Since this issue may be leveraged to execute code, we recommend memory-protection schemes, such as nonexecutable stack/heap configurations and randomly mapped memory segments. This tactic may complicate exploits of memory-corruption vulnerabilities.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.