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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-3901

Stack-based buffer overflow in the DirectShow Synchronized Accessible Media Interchange (SAMI) parser in quartz.dll for Microsoft DirectX 7.0 through 10.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted SAMI file.
Publish Date : 2007-12-11 Last Update Date : 2019-04-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Microsoft DirectX Code Execution Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4520 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-2007-3901

# 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 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Directx 7.0a Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Directx 7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Directx 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Directx 8.0a Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft Directx 8.1a Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Microsoft Directx 8.1b Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Microsoft Directx 8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Microsoft Directx 8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Microsoft Directx 9.0c Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Microsoft Directx 9.0a Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Microsoft Directx 9.0b Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Microsoft Directx 10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Directx 15

- References For CVE-2007-3901
XF ms-directshow-sami-code-execution(38721)
MS MS07-064
VUPEN ADV-2007-4180
CERT TA07-345A
SECTRACK 1019073
BID 26789 Microsoft DirectX SAMI File Parsing Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-01-12
HP SSRT071506
IDEFENSE 20071211 Microsoft DirectX 7 and 8 DirectShow Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
ISS 20071211 Multiple Microsoft DirectShow Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities
CERT-VN VU#804089

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-3901

MS07-064 Microsoft DirectX DirectShow SAMI Buffer Overflow
This module exploits a stack buffer overflow in the DirectShow Synchronized Accessible Media Interchanged (SAMI) parser in quartz.dll. This module has only been tested with Windows Media Player ( and DirectX 8.0.
Module type : exploit Rank : normal Platforms : Windows

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