MS10-033: Vulnerabilities in Media Decompression Could Allow Remote Code Execution (979902)

High Nessus Plugin ID 46840


Opening a specially crafted media file can result in arbitrary code execution.


The remote Windows host has multiple unspecified code execution vulnerabilities related to media decompression. A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted media file, resulting in arbitrary code execution.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for DirectX 9, Windows Media Format Runtime, Windows Media Encoder, and Asycfilt.dll (COM component).

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 46840

File Name: smb_nt_ms10-033.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2010/06/09

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/06/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/06/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1879, CVE-2010-1880

BID: 40432, 40464

IAVA: 2010-A-0078

MSFT: MS10-033

MSKB: 975562, 978695, 979332, 979482