54797 : Microsoft DirectX DirectShow quartz.dll QuickTime NULL Byte Overwrite Arbitrary Code Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2009-05-28

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2009-1537" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : Unspecified vulnerability in 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 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted QuickTime media file, as exploited in the wild in May 2009, aka &quot;DirectX NULL Byte Overwrite Vulnerability.&quot;

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Commercial, Virus / Malware
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Uncoordinated Disclosure, Discovered in the Wild
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

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

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Tools & Filters

39791

d2sec_directshow

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2009-06-01 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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