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Microsoft Video ActiveX Control Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6333

Stack-based buffer overflow in the CComVariant::ReadFromStream function in the Active Template Library (ATL) as used in the MPEG2TuneRequest ActiveX control in msvidctl.dll in DirectShow in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 XP SP2 and SP3 Server 2003 SP2 Vista Gold SP1 and SP2 and Server 2008 Gold and SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted web page as exploited in the wild in July 2009 aka "Microsoft Video ActiveX Control Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
DEPRECATED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-0015
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