18822 : Microsoft DirectX DirectShow QUARTZ.DLL AVI Processing Overflow
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2005-10-11
Time to Patch
154 days

Description

A remote overflow exists in Microsoft DirectX. The 'QUARTZ.DLL' library fails to perform proper bounds checking resulting in a buffer overflow. With a specially crafted AVI movie file, a remote attacker can cause arbitrary code execution resulting in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Microsoft has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Products

Microsoft Corporation
DirectX
9.0c
9.0b
9.0a
9.0
8.2
8.1b
8.1a
8.1
8.0A
8.0

References

Tools & Filters

20003

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2005-10-12 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_1

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