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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0250

Original release date: 02/10/2010
Last revised: 01/06/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Heap-based buffer overflow in DirectShow in Microsoft DirectX, as used in the AVI Filter on Windows 2000 SP4, Windows XP SP2 and SP3, and Windows Server 2003 SP2, and in Quartz on Windows 2000 SP4, Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2, Windows Server 2008 Gold, SP2, and R2, and Windows 7, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an AVI file with a crafted length field in an unspecified video stream, which is not properly handled by the RLE video decompressor, aka "DirectShow Heap Overflow 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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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA10-040A
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20100209 ZDI-10-015: Microsoft Windows RLE Video Decompressor Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100074167
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-10-015/
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8064
External Source: MS
Name: MS10-013
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 38112
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38511
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8064
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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