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Vulnerability in Cinepak Codec Could Allow Remote Code Execution (982665)

MS10-055 Critical - Remote Code Execution This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Cinepak Codec. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted media file or receives specially crafted streaming content from a Web site or any application that delivers Web content. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the local user. 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.
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# CVE ID CWE ID # of Exploits Vulnerability Type(s) Publish Date Update Date Score Gained Access Level Access Complexity Authentication Conf. Integ. Avail.
1 CVE-2010-2553 94 Exec Code 2010-08-11 2010-09-17
9.3
Admin Remote Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
The Cinepak codec in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Vista SP1 and SP2, and Windows 7 does not properly decompress media files, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted file, aka "Cinepak Codec Decompression Vulnerability."
Total number of vulnerabilities : 1

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