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  4. Attack: MS Movie Maker Parser BO

Attack: MS Movie Maker Parser BO

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.

Description

This signature detects attempt to exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in Microsoft Movie Maker when opening a specially crafted .MSMWW file.

Additional Information

Microsoft Windows Movie Maker is a video editing application available for Microsoft Windows.

Microsoft Windows Movie Maker is prone to a remote buffer-overflow vulnerability. Specifically, this issue occurs due to boundary errors when processing strings in specially crafted project (.MSWMM) files.

An attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application. Failed exploit attempts will cause a denial-of-service condition.

Affected

  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Embedded SP3
  • Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit edition SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit edition SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit edition SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64-bit edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64-bit edition SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Movie Maker 2.1.4027.0
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Movie Maker 6.0
  • Microsoft Movie Maker 2.6
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64-bit edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64-bit edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64-bit edition SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64-bit edition SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64-bit edition 0
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64-bit edition 0
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit edition SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit edition SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit edition 0
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit edition 0
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit edition SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit edition SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit edition 0
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit edition 0
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition 0
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition 0
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit edition SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit edition SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit edition 0
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit edition 0
  • Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition 0
  • Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition 0
  • Microsoft Movie Maker 2.1
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition SP2

Response

he vendor has released an advisory and updates.
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