MS11-006 - Critical: Vulnerability in Windows Shell Graphics Processing Could Allow Remote Code Exec

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    Severity Rating: Critical - Revision Note: V1.0 (February 8, 2011): Bulletin published.Summary: This security update resolves a publicly disclosed vulnerability in the Windows Shell graphics processor. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted thumbnail image. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the logged-on user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

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