Vulnerability CVE-2009-2498


Published: 2009-09-08   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
Microsoft Windows Media Format Runtime 9.0, 9.5, and 11 and Windows Media Services 9.1 and 2008 do not properly parse malformed headers in Advanced Systems Format (ASF) files, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) .asf, (2) .wmv, or (3) .wma file, aka "Windows Media Header Parsing Invalid Free Vulnerability."

Type:

CWE-94

(Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection'))

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 -> Media foundation sdk 
Microsoft -> Windows media format runtime 
Microsoft -> Windows media services 
Microsoft -> Windows 2000 
Microsoft -> Windows server 2003 
Microsoft -> Windows server 2008 
Microsoft -> Windows vista 
Microsoft -> Windows xp 

 References:
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-251A.html
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2009/ms09-047
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6257

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