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Microsoft DirectShow Streaming Video ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow

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Microsoft DirectShow Streaming Video ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/07/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/09/2009
Modified
09/21/2018

Description

In numerous ActiveX plugins for the DirectShow library, there exists a buffer overflow vulnerability in the initialization process. This could potentially allow attackers to execute arbitrary code and take full control of the system.

Solution(s)

  • activex-directshow-video-buffer-overflow-workaround

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