MS10-055: Vulnerability in Cinepak Codec Could Allow Remote Code Execution (982665)

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A media codec on the remote Windows host has a code execution vulnerability.


The Cinepak codec on the remote host has an unspecified code execution vulnerability. A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted media file, resulting in arbitrary code execution.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 48292

File Name: smb_nt_ms10-055.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 8/11/2010

Updated: 8/5/2020

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2010-2553


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/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: 8/10/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/10/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2553

BID: 42256

IAVA: 2010-A-0103-S

MSFT: MS10-055

MSKB: 982665