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DirectX Pointer Validation Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5963

The QuickTime Movie Parser Filter in quartz.dll in DirectShow in Microsoft DirectX 7.0 through 9.0c on Windows 2000 SP4 Windows XP SP2 and SP3 and Windows Server 2003 SP2 performs updates to pointers without properly validating unspecified data values which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted QuickTime media file aka "DirectX Pointer Validation Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-1538
Product(s):
  • DirectX