Microsoft Media Decompression Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (979902)

Published: 2010-06-09 15:19:57
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Technical Details:
An unspecified error exists while processing media files with a specially crafted compression data. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability by tricking a user to open a specially crafted media file.

Summary:
This host is missing a critical security update according to Microsoft Bulletin MS10-033.

Recommendations:
The vendor has released updates. Please see the references for more information.

Affected Versions:
DirectX, Windows Media Encoder 9 and COM component on, Microsoft Windows 7 Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3 and prior Microsoft Windows 2K3 Service Pack 2 and prior Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 1/2 and prior. Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 1/2 and prior. Windows Media Format Runtime 9 on, Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3 and prior Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 on, Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3 and prior Microsoft Windows 2K3 Service Pack 2 and prior Windows Media Format Runtime 11 on, Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3 and prior

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-1879
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-1880

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/40432
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/40464

References:

http://secunia.com/advisories/40058
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-033.mspx

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3
Published
2010-06-09
Modified
2019-05-03
Category
Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

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