MS10-025: Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Media Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution (980858)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 45512


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The remote media service has a buffer overflow vulnerability.


The version of Windows Media Services running on the remote host has a buffer overflow vulnerability. This issue is related to the way the Windows Media Unicast Service handles specially crafted transport information packets.

A remote attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 45512

File Name: smb_nt_ms10-025.nasl

Version: 1.26

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 4/13/2010

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/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: 4/13/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/13/2010

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Windows Media Services ConnectFunnel Stack Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0478

BID: 39356

MSFT: MS10-025

MSKB: 980858