MS KB955759: Security Enhancements for the Indeo Codec

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Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a security update that mitigates multiple
vulnerabilities in a video codec.

Description :

The remote host is missing KB955759. This KB mitigates multiple
vulnerabilities in the Indeo video codec by preventing it from being
used by Internet Explorer or Windows Media Player. A remote attacker
can exploit these issues by tricking a user into viewing a maliciously
crafted video file, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/954157
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/955759

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, and
2003.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:W/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

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