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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-2498

Original release date: 09/08/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Microsoft Windows Media Format Runtime 9.0, 9.5, and 11 and Windows Media Services 9.1 and 2008 do not properly parse malformed headers in Advanced Systems Format (ASF) files, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) .asf, (2) .wmv, or (3) .wma file, aka "Windows Media Header Parsing Invalid Free Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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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External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6257
External Source: MS
Name: MS09-047
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-251A

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6257
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:microsoft:windows_media_services:9.1
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* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp2:x64
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:::x64
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* cpe:/a:microsoft:windows_media_format_runtime:11
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* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp3
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2:professional_x64
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp1
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp2
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista:::x64
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp1:x64
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp2:x64
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:x32
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:-:x32
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:-:x64
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:x64
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* cpe:/a:microsoft:windows_media_format_runtime:9.5::x64
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* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp2:x64
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2:professional_x64
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* cpe:/a:microsoft:windows_media_format_runtime:9.0
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* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:sp4
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp3
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* cpe:/a:microsoft:windows_media_services:2008
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* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:-:x32
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:x32
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:x64
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* cpe:/a:microsoft:windows_media_format_runtime:9.5
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* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp3
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2:professional_x64
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp2
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* cpe:/a:microsoft:media_foundation_sdk
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* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:-:x32
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:-:x64
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:x64
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:x32
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:-:x64
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp1:x64
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp2:x64
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