MS07-064: Vulnerabilities in DirectX Could Allow Remote Code Execution (941568)

high Nessus Plugin ID 29308


A vulnerability in DirectX could allow remote code execution.


The remote host contains a version of DirectX that is vulnerable to a remote code execution attack.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to send a malformed AVI, WMV or SAMI file to a user on the remote host and have him open it.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29308

File Name: smb_nt_ms07-064.nasl

Version: 1.32

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 12/11/2007

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/11/2007

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/11/2007

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (MS07-064 Microsoft DirectX DirectShow SAMI Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3895, CVE-2007-3901

BID: 26804

CWE: 119

CERT: 321233, 804089

MSFT: MS07-064

MSKB: 941568