Stack-based buffer overflow in nsum.exe in the Windows Media Unicast Service in Media Services for Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted packets associated with transport information, aka "Media Services Stack-based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability."
Published 2010-04-14 16:00:02
Updated 2019-04-30 14:27:14
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2010-0478

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 100 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2010-0478

  • Windows Media Services ConnectFunnel Stack Buffer Overflow
    Disclosure Date: 2010-04-13
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a stack buffer overflow in the Windows Media Unicast Service version (NUMS.exe). By sending a specially crafted FunnelConnect request, an attacker can execute arbitrary code under the "NetShowServices" user account. Windows Media Ser

CVSS scores for CVE-2010-0478

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CWE ids for CVE-2010-0478

  • The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it reads from or writes to a memory location outside the buffer's intended boundary. This may result in read or write operations on unexpected memory locations that could be linked to other variables, data structures, or internal program data.
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Products affected by CVE-2010-0478

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