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.
Published 2007-12-12 00:46:00
Updated 2019-04-30 14:27:14
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-3901

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 100 %
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Metasploit modules for CVE-2007-3901

  • MS07-064 Microsoft DirectX DirectShow SAMI Buffer Overflow
    Disclosure Date: 2007-12-11
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    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. Authors: - MC <

CVSS scores for CVE-2007-3901

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CWE ids for CVE-2007-3901

Products affected by CVE-2007-3901

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