MS10-052: Vulnerability in Microsoft MPEG Layer-3 Codecs Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2115168)

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Synopsis :

An audio codec on the remote Windows host has a buffer overflow

Description :

The MPEG Layer-3 Audio Codec for Microsoft DirectShow (,
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 :

Solution :

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