MS10-016: Vulnerability in Windows Movie Maker Could Allow Remote Code Execution (975561)

high Nessus Plugin ID 45020


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Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Windows Movie Maker.


The remote Windows host contains a version of Windows Movie Maker that is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability due to the way the application parses project file formats.

If an attacker can trick a user on the affected system into opening a specially crafted Movie Maker or Producer file using the affected application, this issue could be leveraged to execute arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, Vista, and 7.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 45020

File Name: smb_nt_ms10-016.nasl

Version: 1.28

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 3/9/2010

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC: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: 3/9/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/9/2010

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0265

BID: 38515

MSFT: MS10-016

MSKB: 975561