15 December 2010
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2010.1134 Vulnerability in Windows Movie Maker Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2424434) 15 December 2010 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Windows Movie Maker 2.6 Publisher: Microsoft Operating System: Windows Vista Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2010-3967 Original Bulletin: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS10-093.mspx - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-093 - Important Vulnerability in Windows Movie Maker Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2424434) Version: 1.0 General Information Executive Summary This security update resolves a publicly disclosed vulnerability in Windows Movie Maker. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if an attacker convinces a user to open a legitimate Windows Movie Maker file that is located in the same network directory as a specially crafted library file. For an attack to be successful, a user must visit an untrusted remote file system location or WebDAV share and open a document from this location that is then loaded by a vulnerable application. This security update is rated Important for Windows Movie Maker 2.6 on all supported editions of Windows Vista. For more information, see the subsection, Affected and Non-Affected Software, in this section. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting the way Windows Movie Maker loads external libraries. For more information about the vulnerability, see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) subsection for the specific vulnerability entry under the next section, Vulnerability Information. Affected Software Windows Vista Service Pack 1 Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2 Vulnerability Information Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability - CVE-2010-3967 A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Windows Movie Maker handles the loading of DLL 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. 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. - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. 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