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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0346

Multiple integer overflows in a Microsoft Windows DirectX MIDI library (QUARTZ.DLL) allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a MIDI (.mid) file with (1) large length for a Text or Copyright string, or (2) a large number of tracks, which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2003-08-27 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DirectX 8 DirectShow Malicious MIDI File Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1095 windows
DirectX 9 DirectShow Malicious MIDI File Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1104 windows
Integer Overflows in Windows NT DirectX MIDI Library (QUARTZ.DLL) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:218 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0346

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Directx 5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Directx 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Directx 7.0a Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Directx 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Directx 8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Directx 9.0a Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Directx 6

- References For CVE-2003-0346
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-030
CERT-VN VU#561284
BUGTRAQ 20030723 EEYE: Windows MIDI Decoder (QUARTZ.DLL) Heap Corruption
CERT-VN VU#265232
CERT CA-2003-18

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0346

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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