MS10-094: Vulnerability in Windows Media Encoder Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2447961)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Windows
Media Encoder.

Description :

The remote Windows host contains a version of Windows Media Encoder
that incorrectly restricts the path used for loading external

If an attacker can trick a user on the affected system into opening a
specially crafted Windows Media Profile (.prx) file located in the
same network directory as a specially crafted dynamic link library
(DLL) file, 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, 2003, Vista,
and 2008.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 51166 ()

Bugtraq ID: 42855

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3965