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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-4310

Original release date: 12/12/2009
Last revised: 07/18/2011


Stack-based buffer overflow in the Intel Indeo41 codec for Windows Media Player in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, and Server 2003 SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted compressed video data in an IV41 stream in a media file, leading to many loop iterations, as demonstrated by data in an AVI file.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
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: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20091208 ZDI-09-090: Microsoft Windows Intel Indeo Codec Parsing Stack Overflow Vulnerability
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 60856
External Source: XF
Name: ms-ie-content-code-execution(54645)
External Source: BID
Name: 37251
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11596
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3440
Type: Advisory
External Source: MSKB
Name: 976138
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: ms-ie-indeo41-codec-bo(54643)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/954157.mspx
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MSKB
Name: 955759
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-090/
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023302
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MSKB
Name: 954157
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11596
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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