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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:  1024302
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024302
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-1882   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 10 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): XP SP3, 2003 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 audio file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow in the Microsoft DirectShow MP3 filter and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Moritz Jodeit of n.runs AG reported this vulnerability via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative.

Impact:   A remote user can create a 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:

Windows XP Service Pack 3:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=08159149-17DE-4640-8818-CB7BD4811531

Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=B7F28D7A-6B27-4059-865B-5FD55EDB6299

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=9C2110EC-7E6C-4E73-9785-0A8196095EA0

Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=FDFAD4CA-37C4-4AC5-BEBC-A5AD61299503

A restart may be required.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-052.mspx

Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-052.mspx (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 10 Aug 2010 18:38:01 +0000
Subject:  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-052.mspx


Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-052 - Critical: Vulnerability in Microsoft MPEG Layer-3 Codecs Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2115168)

CVE-2010-1882
 
 


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