Microsoft denies code flaw

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On its TechNet blog, Microsoft denied that a recently uncovered GDI+ EMF buffer overflow problem will result in a crash that is “exploitable for code execution.” The flaw had been reported Tuesday by SecurityFocus. Microsoft said it was continuing its investigation, but that mitigating defenses already in place effectively counteract the threat, even when the flaw causes termination of an application. — CAM
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