Hash: SHA1

             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

       Vulnerability in Windows Movie Maker Could Allow Remote Code
                            Execution (981997)
                              11 August 2010


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Movie Maker 2.1
                   Movie Maker 2.6
                   Movie Maker 6.0
Publisher:         Microsoft
Operating System:  Windows XP
                   Windows Vista
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2010-2564  

Original Bulletin: 

Comment: Movie Maker 2.1 and Movie Maker 6.0 are installed by default on 
         Windows Operating Systems. Movie Maker 2.6 is an optional download.

- --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT--------------------

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-050 - Important

Vulnerability in Windows Movie Maker Could Allow Remote Code Execution (981997)

Published: August 10, 2010
Version: 1.0

General Information

Executive Summary

This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Windows
Movie Maker. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if an 
attacker sent a specially crafted Movie Maker project file and convinced the
user to open the specially crafted file. Users whose accounts are configured
to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who
operate with administrative user rights.

This security update is rated Important Windows Movie Maker 2.1, Windows Movie
Maker 2.6, and Windows Movie Maker 6.0. For more information, see the
subsection, Affected and Non-Affected Software, in this section.

The security update addresses the vulnerability by changing the way that
Windows Movie Maker parses Movie Maker project files. For more information
about the vulnerability, see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) subsection
for the specific vulnerability entry under the next section, Vulnerability

Affected Software 

  Windows XP Service Pack 3
    Movie Maker 2.1
  Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
    Movie Maker 2.1
  Windows Vista Service Pack 1
    Movie Maker 6.0
    Movie Maker 2.6
  Windows Vista Service Pack 2
    Movie Maker 6.0
    Movie Maker 2.6
  Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1
    Movie Maker 6.0
    Movie Maker 2.6
  Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2
    Movie Maker 6.0
    Movie Maker 2.6

Vulnerability Information

Movie Maker Memory Corruption Vulnerability - CVE-2010-2564

  A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Windows Movie
  Maker handles specially crafted project files. An attacker who successfully
  exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected
  system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete
  data; or create new accounts with full user rights.

- --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT--------------------

You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's
registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is
maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue
receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If
you do not know who that is, please send an email to auscert@auscert.org.au
and we will forward your request to the appropriate person.

NOTE: Third Party Rights
This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members.  As
AusCERT did not write the document quoted above, AusCERT has had no control
over its content. The decision to follow or act on information or advice
contained in this security bulletin is the responsibility of each user or
organisation, and should be considered in accordance with your organisation's
site policies and procedures. AusCERT takes no responsibility for consequences
which may arise from following or acting on information or advice contained in
this security bulletin.

NOTE: This is only the original release of the security bulletin.  It may
not be updated when updates to the original are made.  If downloading at
a later date, it is recommended that the bulletin is retrieved directly
from the author's website to ensure that the information is still current.

Contact information for the authors of the original document is included
in the Security Bulletin above.  If you have any questions or need further
information, please contact them directly.

Previous advisories and external security bulletins can be retrieved from:


Australian Computer Emergency Response Team
The University of Queensland
Qld 4072

Internet Email: auscert@auscert.org.au
Facsimile:      (07) 3365 7031
Telephone:      (07) 3365 4417 (International: +61 7 3365 4417)
                AusCERT personnel answer during Queensland business hours
                which are GMT+10:00 (AEST).
                On call after hours for member emergencies only.
Comment: https://www.auscert.org.au/1967