Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0081

The graphics device interface (GDI) implementation in the kernel in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP1 and SP2, Vista Gold and SP1, and Server 2008 does not properly validate input received from user mode, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) Windows Metafile (aka WMF) or (2) Enhanced Metafile (aka EMF) image file, aka "Windows Kernel Input Validation Vulnerability."
Vulnerability category: Input validationExecute code
Published 2009-03-10 20:30:00
Updated 2019-02-26 14:04:01
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-0081

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 83.64%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 98 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-0081

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CWE ids for CVE-2009-0081

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
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References for CVE-2009-0081

Products affected by CVE-2009-0081

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