MS17-021: Security Update for Windows DirectShow (4010318)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by an information disclosure
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Windows host is missing a security update. It is,
therefore, affected by an information disclosure vulnerability in
Windows DirectShow due to improper handling of objects in memory. An
unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, by convincing a
user to visit a website containing specially crafted media content, to
disclose sensitive information.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms17-021

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7,
2008 R2, 2012, 8.1, RT 8.1, 2012 R2, 10, and 2016.

Note that the Microsoft Bulletin contains contradictory information
regarding the Windows 2012 Security Only Update and the Windows 2012
Monthly Rollup Update. These updates may not resolve the
vulnerability. Please contact Microsoft for clarification if you are
running Windows 2012.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 97736 ()

Bugtraq ID: 96098

CVE ID: CVE-2017-0042

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