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Microsoft CVE-2020-1508: Windows Media Audio Decoder Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

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Microsoft CVE-2020-1508: Windows Media Audio Decoder Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/08/2020
Created
09/09/2020
Added
09/08/2020
Modified
01/03/2024

Description

A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Windows Media Audio Decoder improperly handles objects. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could take control of an affected system. There are multiple ways an attacker could exploit the vulnerability, such as by convincing a user to open a specially crafted document, or by convincing a user to visit a malicious webpage. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows Media Audio Decoder handles objects.

Solution(s)

  • msft-kb4570333-0e3dc4b3-4757-43e3-a5d4-bf64c1856363
  • msft-kb4570333-29c3870f-41e5-4b7e-9359-08711b8ad66e
  • msft-kb4570333-739f0c41-56d7-4c6d-b281-ae8cddd515e5
  • msft-kb4571756-5b919d47-fce4-48a0-8d72-b3fc27b78f6e
  • msft-kb4571756-7f9dc7dd-e107-4cde-a5c9-c82424dc0188
  • msft-kb4571756-d9ae9dd6-1205-4639-be95-fc8ac95e9e8d
  • msft-kb4574727-0eef97a6-edd8-47e9-b6c7-d2f66afcc6a1
  • msft-kb4574727-12d4f3e2-1a12-4563-978b-96b1b621df36
  • msft-kb4574727-1cbef2ba-180c-4af6-952c-677aa11a5779
  • msft-kb4574727-48c91ab8-33a2-4dc3-96b2-9d75dc6c1f78
  • msft-kb4574727-a14ba9ee-0c81-47f9-bbd2-cf987fbbf948
  • msft-kb4574727-f7018f14-f8b1-44e1-97a3-9eb35850608b
  • msft-kb4577015-6fa76bfe-50a8-4387-beba-0ab551736216
  • msft-kb4577015-8fb3d8cd-fe1a-4152-9947-3bb4fe83b382
  • msft-kb4577015-c3a56d50-56c4-4194-a672-93da34558a39
  • msft-kb4577032-6a3c57fe-6501-4f98-a125-c6acc8ea9d2b
  • msft-kb4577032-cb9e4f82-02f6-4506-86a1-b10479e2e94d
  • msft-kb4577041-5ad28358-0282-4fb3-a463-e455e5565d55
  • msft-kb4577041-92a489ff-3e71-4b8a-93d2-d11344cf680c
  • msft-kb4577048-2a6f610f-3d94-44f9-9494-dff5d7dc4c7d
  • msft-kb4577048-4b7a0848-ef4a-4215-b0b5-44b613dfa7a5
  • msft-kb4577048-8b77cb70-27e9-4194-8f41-961ff9f368e3
  • msft-kb4577049-6682b054-79c0-44a7-b27c-ff99cf243de2
  • msft-kb4577049-6d56d939-8a21-4e37-9d76-b6a12bc61667
  • msft-kb4577053-12c49102-1b38-42a7-8c2a-9d72e0144a4d
  • msft-kb4577053-2cb12d27-8402-4b36-b44e-6496985fe4bb
  • msft-kb4577053-2fd523e1-6405-49f3-969f-cf7b165622ec
  • msft-kb4577053-8d0ba4d5-cad5-40be-b7a6-217507cba489
  • msft-kb4577053-ec5db2e3-9ef0-4898-b29d-f06265c1bd45
  • msft-kb4577070-09dac0b6-2b41-4365-b493-1f9100614a59
  • msft-kb4577070-f641b947-d0d7-449a-8152-9de3a3ff376b
  • msft-kb4577071-3ff40370-a545-4963-ac68-b4514134ae04
  • msft-kb4577071-4e5fb1e0-c9ea-4e9c-bf38-01f1f39da91f
  • msft-kb4577071-5ee69013-65fa-44f4-b211-f707351514e9

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