Microsoft Windows MPEG-4 Codec Content Parser code injection

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Windows (Operating System) (the affected version unknown). It has been classified as critical. Affected is an unknown part of the component MPEG-4 Codec Content Parser. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a code injection vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-94. The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

The MPEG-4 codec in the Windows Media codecs in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP2, Vista SP1 and SP2, and Server 2008 Gold and SP2 does not properly handle crafted media content with MPEG-4 video encoding, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a file in an unspecified "supported format," aka "MPEG-4 Codec Vulnerability."

The weakness was disclosed 09/14/2010 by Matthew Watchinsky with Sourcefire VRT as MS10-062 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). The advisory is available at microsoft.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2010-0818 since 03/02/2010. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1059 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

As 0-day the estimated underground price was around $25k-$100k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 49220 (MS10-062: Vulnerability in MPEG-4 Codec Could Allow Remote Code Execution (975558)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins and running in the context l.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. Applying the patch MS10-062 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at microsoft.com. The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 10453.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (61501), Tenable (49220), SecurityFocus (BID 43039†), OSVDB (67985†) and Secunia (SA41395†).

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Class: Code injection
CWE: CWE-94 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
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Nessus ID: 49220
Nessus Name: MS10-062: Vulnerability in MPEG-4 Codec Could Allow Remote Code Execution (975558)
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OpenVAS ID: 900250
OpenVAS Name: MPEG-4 Codec Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (975558)
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Patch: MS10-062
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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: microsoft.com
Product: microsoft.com

Advisory: MS10-062
Researcher: Matthew Watchinsky
Organization: Sourcefire VRT
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2010-0818 (🔍)
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X-Force: 61501
SecurityFocus: 43039 - Microsoft MPEG-4 Codec Media File Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Secunia: 41395 - Microsoft Windows MPEG-4 Codec Content Parsing Vulnerability, Highly Critical
OSVDB: 67985 - Microsoft Windows MPEG-4 Codec Content Parsing Overflow
Vulnerability Center: 27141 - [MS10-062] Microsoft Windows MPEG-4 Codec Remote Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability, Medium

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Created: 09/17/2010 02:00 AM
Updated: 03/18/2021 11:03 AM
Changes: 09/17/2010 02:00 AM (89), 03/04/2017 06:07 PM (11), 03/18/2021 11:03 AM (3)
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