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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows Kernel Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft MPEG Layer-3 Codecs Stack Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023848
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023848
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-0480   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 13 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2000 SP4, 2003 SP2, XP SP3, Vista SP2, 2008 SP2; and prior service packs
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft MPEG Layer-3 Codecs. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted AVI file containing an MPEG Layer-3 audio stream that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a stack overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Yamata Li of Palo Alto Networks reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create an AVI file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following fixes:

Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, MPEG Layer-3 codecs:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=F6394FC2-B9D0-46CF-9265-A0D4AEB1448F

Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3, MPEG Layer-3 codecs:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=B1582A74-4A7B-4540-BEB1-7C89C86EAE87

Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2, MPEG Layer-3 codecs:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=8AFCA317-A647-44AA-A771-5D85CD5D62EA

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, MPEG Layer-3 codecs:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=9F89746C-181E-4177-A851-EC1826E78B6D

Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2, MPEG Layer-3 codecs:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=B97E7EA1-A163-4CE4-8CBC-5F933773C4B2

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Service Pack 1, and Windows Vista Service Pack 2, MPEG Layer-3 codecs:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=0E7140BB-42D3-48B3-9F4B-D55B17770DE8

Windows Vista x64 Edition, Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1, and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2, MPEG Layer-3 codecs:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=B885AEF4-3A5D-4C3E-BEF6-5EFEF2965752

Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems and Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2**, MPEG Layer-3 codecs:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=8E9C04C9-898F-4ED2-949D-F4343CC0D9F6

Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2**, MPEG Layer-3 codecs:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=D6F2E1AE-48D3-4D2C-B329-32CFF00AFEE5

A restart may be required.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-026.mspx

Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-026.mspx (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 13 Apr 2010 18:03:07 +0000
Subject:  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-026.mspx


Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-026 - Critical: Vulnerability in Microsoft MPEG Layer-3 Codecs Could Allow Remote Code Execution (977816)

CVE-2010-0480
 
 


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