Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Theme.File.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a remote Code Execution vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.
The vulnerability is due to a flaw in the vulnerable system when handling a crafted .theme file. A remote attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code execution within the context of the application, via a crafted .theme file.

Affected Products

Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2008

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-071

CVE References

CVE-2013-0810