Microsoft Windows Media Player '.AVI' File DOS Vulnerability

2010-03-30T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310900757
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2010 SecPod
Modified 2018-05-07T00:00:00

Description

This host is installed with windows media player and is prone to Denial Of Service vulnerability.

Vulnerabilities Insight: The flaw is due to error in '.avi' file, which fails to perform colorspace conversion properly, and causes denial of service (memory corruption).

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: secpod_ms_win_media_player_dos_vuln_mar10.nasl 9744 2018-05-07 11:41:23Z cfischer $
#
# Microsoft Windows Media Player '.AVI' File DOS Vulnerability
#
# Authors:
# Rachana Shetty <srachana@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2010 SecPod, http://www.secpod.com
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2
# (or any later version), as published by the Free Software Foundation.
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
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# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
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# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
###############################################################################

tag_summary = "This host is installed with windows media player and is prone to
Denial Of Service vulnerability.

Vulnerabilities Insight:
The flaw is due to error in '.avi' file, which fails to perform colorspace
conversion properly, and causes denial of service (memory corruption).";

tag_impact = "Successful exploitation will allow attackers to cause a denial
of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted message.

Impact Level: System/Application";

tag_affected = "Microsoft Windows Media Player versions 11.x";

tag_solution = "No solution or patch was made available for at least one year
since disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore.
General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective
features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.";

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.900757");
  script_version("$Revision: 9744 $");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2018-05-07 13:41:23 +0200 (Mon, 07 May 2018) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2010-03-30 16:15:33 +0200 (Tue, 30 Mar 2010)");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2010-1042");
  script_bugtraq_id(38790);
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"4.3");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");

  script_name("Microsoft Windows Media Player '.AVI' File DOS Vulnerability");
  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38790");
  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://www.security-database.com/detail.php?alert=CVE-2010-1042");

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2010 SecPod");
  script_family("Denial of Service");
  script_dependencies("secpod_ms_win_media_player_detect_900173.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Win/MediaPlayer/Ver");
  script_tag(name : "impact" , value : tag_impact);
  script_tag(name : "affected" , value : tag_affected);
  script_tag(name : "solution" , value : tag_solution);
  script_tag(name : "summary" , value : tag_summary);
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"registry");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"WillNotFix");
  exit(0);
}


include("version_func.inc");

mediaVer = get_kb_item("Win/MediaPlayer/Ver");
if(mediaVer != NULL)
{
  # Check if the version is 11.x
   if(version_in_range(version:mediaVer, test_version:"11", test_version2:"11.0.6000.6324")){
     security_message(0);
   }
}