MS KB955759: Security Enhancements for the Indeo Codec

High Nessus Plugin ID 43089


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


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.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 43089

File Name: smb_kb_955759.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2009/12/09

Modified: 2017/08/30

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:W/RC:ND


Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, SMB/WindowsVersion

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/12/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4210, CVE-2009-4309, CVE-2009-4310, CVE-2009-4311, CVE-2009-4312, CVE-2009-4313

BID: 37251, 80529, 82335, 82338, 82341

OSVDB: 60855, 60856, 60857, 60858, 61036, 61037

IAVB: 2009-B-0069

MSKB: 955759

CWE: 94, 119