MS03-030: DirectX MIDI Overflow (819696)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through DirectX.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Windows with a version of
DirectX that is vulnerable to a buffer overflow attack involving the
module that handles MIDI files.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker needs to craft a rogue MIDI file and
send it to a user of this computer. When the user attempts to read the
file, it will trigger the buffer overflow condition and the attacker may
gain a shell on this host.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for DirectX.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 11803 ()

Bugtraq ID: 8262

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0346