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Microsoft Releases Security Advisory

Original release date: January 05, 2011 | Last revised: October 23, 2012

Microsoft has released security advisory 2490606 to alert users of a vulnerability affecting the Windows Graphics Rendering Engine. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft security advisory 2490606 and the suggested workarounds to help mitigate the risks until a fix is available from the vendor.

US-CERT will provide additional information as it becomes available.

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