Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Large.Image.Processing.DoS

Description

Microsoft Windows has a denial-of-service vulnerability. A remote attacker could make the system crash via a standard JPEG or GIF image that is loaded from a HTML IMG tag, and is resized using very large dimensions.

Affected Products

Windows XP
Windows 2000 Any version
Windows 2003 Any version

Impact

Denial of Service.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are not aware of any vendor-supplied patches for this issue.
http://www.microsoft.com

CVE References

CVE-2005-4625