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An audio codec on the remote Windows host has a buffer overflow
The MPEG Layer-3 Audio Codec for Microsoft DirectShow (l3codecx.ax),
which is distributed as part of Windows Media as well as the Windows
operating system, contains a buffer overflow vulnerability that can be
triggered by a specially crafted MPEG Layer-3 audio stream.
If an attacker can trick a user on the affected system into opening a
specially crafted media file or receiving specially crafted web
content, this issue could be leveraged to execute arbitrary code
subject to the user's privileges.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP and 2003.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 48289 ()
Bugtraq ID: 42298
CVE ID: CVE-2010-1882
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