Vulnerability CVE-2009-1538


Published: 2009-07-15   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
The QuickTime Movie Parser Filter in quartz.dll in DirectShow in Microsoft DirectX 7.0 through 9.0c on Windows 2000 SP4, Windows XP SP2 and SP3, and Windows Server 2003 SP2 performs updates to pointers without properly validating unspecified data values, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted QuickTime media file, aka "DirectX Pointer Validation Vulnerability."

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Microsoft -> Directx 
Microsoft -> Windows 2000 
Microsoft -> Windows server 2003 
Microsoft -> Windows xp 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35600
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-195A.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1886
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2009/ms09-028
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5963

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