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Microsoft Windows Media Services nskey.dll ActiveX BOF Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with Windows Media Services and is prone to Buffer Overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to an error in CallHTMLHelp method in nskey.dll file, which fails to perform adequate boundary checks on user-supplied input.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Microsoft Windows Media Services on Windows NT/2000 Server.

Solution

Solution

Vendor has released a patch to fix this issue. Windows Media Services customers should contact the vendor for support for upgrade or patch. Workaround: Set a kill bit for the CLSID {2646205B-878C-11D1-B07C-0000C040BCDB}

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)