Use-after-free vulnerability in DirectShow in Microsoft DirectX 8.1 and 9.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an MJPEG file or video stream with a malformed Huffman table, which triggers an exception that frees heap memory that is later accessed, aka "MJPEG Decompression Vulnerability."
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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