Vulnerability

(MS13-056) Vulnerability in Microsoft DirectShow Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2845187)

Publish date: July 11, 2013

CVE-2013-3174

SEVERITY

CRITICAL

//  ADVISORY DATE

11 JUL 2013


DESCRIPTION

This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted image file. 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.

SOLUTION

AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION

  • Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2
  • Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows 8 for 64-bit Systems
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2
  • Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1
  • Windows 8 for 32-bit Systems

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