Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-1765

Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 through Vista allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (persistent reboot) via a malformed ANI file, which results in memory corruption when processing cursors, animated cursors, and icons, a similar issue to CVE-2005-0416, as originally demonstrated using Internet Explorer 6 and 7. NOTE: this issue might be a duplicate of CVE-2007-0038; if so, then use CVE-2007-0038 instead of this identifier.
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute codeDenial of service
Published 2007-03-30 00:19:00
Updated 2021-07-23 12:16:47
Source MITRE
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At least one public exploit which can be used to exploit this vulnerability exists!

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-1765

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 3.97%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 91 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

Metasploit modules for CVE-2007-1765

  • Windows ANI LoadAniIcon() Chunk Size Stack Buffer Overflow (SMTP)
    Disclosure Date : 2007-03-28
    This module exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in the LoadAniIcon() function of USER32.dll. The flaw is triggered through Outlook Express by using the CURSOR style sheet directive to load a malicious .ANI file. This vulnerability was discovered by Alexander Sotirov of Determina and was rediscovered, in the wild, by McAfee. Authors: - hdm <[email protected]> - skape <[email protected]>

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References for CVE-2007-1765

Products affected by CVE-2007-1765

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