A Vulnerability has been found in Micosoft windows XP (home/pro) which can be exploited for a DoS attack.
The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the image rendering for overly large images. This can e.g. be exploited to crash a vulnerable system when a user views an image with overly large HTML size attributes in e.g. Internet Explorer.SOLUTION :The vulnerability has been confirmed on a fully patched Microsoft Windows XP SP2 system
More can be found at :Do not view HTML content from untrusted sources while running critical applications.
No advisory has been released by microsoft.