Microsoft Security Advisory (935423)
Vulnerability in Windows Animated Cursor Handling
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Microsoft has completed the investigation into a public report of attacks exploiting a vulnerability in the way Microsoft Windows handles animated cursor (.ani) files. We have issued MS07-017 to address this issue. For more information about this issue, including download links for an available security update, please review MS07-017. The vulnerability addressed is the Windows Animated Cursor Remote Code Execution Vulnerability - CVE-2007-0038.
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