Intrusion Prevention

MS.Graphics.USER32.IconFromBestImage.Integer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Integer Overflow vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Graphics Component.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted ico file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to bypass security mechanism in the affected application, via a crafted ico file.

Affected Products

Windows Vista Service Pack 2Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems
Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows RT 8.1
Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2016 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2012 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2012 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2012 R2 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2012 R2 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2016 for x64-based Systems (Server Core installation)

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-146

CVE References

CVE-2016-7272