Security Advisory for Microsoft Graphics Component

Original release date: November 05, 2013

Microsoft has released a Security Advisory regarding a vulnerability in the Microsoft Graphics component that affects Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Lync. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to preview or open a specially crafted email message, open a specially crafted file, or browse specially crafted web content. Successful exploitation of the vulnerability could allow an attacker to gain the same user rights as the current user.

Users and administrators need to review the Security Advisory and follow best practice security policies to determine if their organization is affected and the appropriate response.

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