National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-2499
Original release date:09/08/2009
Microsoft Windows Media Format Runtime 9.0, 9.5, and 11; and Microsoft Media Foundation on Windows Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2 and Server 2008; allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an MP3 file with crafted metadata that triggers memory corruption, aka "Windows Media Playback Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type:Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
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US-CERT Technical Alert: TA09-251A
External Source: MS
External Source: OVAL
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