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

High Nessus Plugin ID 48292


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: 1.20

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2010/08/11

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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: 2010/08/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/08/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2553

BID: 42256

IAVA: 2010-A-0103

MSFT: MS10-055

MSKB: 982665