MS09-028: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft DirectShow Could Allow Remote Code Execution (971633)

high Nessus Plugin ID 39791


It is possible to execute arbitrary code on the remote Windows host using DirectX.


The DirectShow component included with the version of Microsoft DirectX installed on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities that may allow execution of arbitrary code when processing a specially crafted QuickTime media file.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for DirectX 7.0, 8.0 and 9.0.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 39791

File Name: smb_nt_ms09-028.nasl

Version: 1.25

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 7/14/2009

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.4


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, cpe:/a:microsoft:directx

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/14/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/28/2009

Exploitable With

CANVAS (D2ExploitPack)

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1537, CVE-2009-1538, CVE-2009-1539

BID: 35139, 35600, 35616

CWE: 20, 94

MSFT: MS09-028

MSKB: 971633