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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows Media Format Runtime Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Media Format Runtime ASF File Parsing Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019074
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019074
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-0064   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 11 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2000 SP4, 2003 SP2, XP SP2, Vista; and prior service packs
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Windows Media Format Runtime. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted Advanced Systems Format (ASF) file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Ryan Smith of IBM Internet Security Systems X-Force reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   Microsoft has issued fixes for:

Windows Media Format Runtime 7.1
Windows Media Format Runtime 9
Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5
Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 x64 Edition
Windows Media Format Runtime 11
Windows Media Services 9.1

A restart is not required.

The download URLs are available in the Microsoft advisory.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-068.mspx

Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-068.mspx (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error

Message History:   None.


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