Vulnerability Protection

VULNERABILITY IN MICROSOFT DIRECTSHOW COULD ALLOW REMOTE CODE EXECUTION

Summary

A vulnerability exists in the way that Microsoft DirectShow handles JPEG files that, if successfully exploited, may lead to remote code execution.

Detailed Description


A vulnerability exists in the way that Microsoft DirectShow parses specially crafted JPEG image files that, if successfully exploited, could allow an attacker to run arbitrary code in the context of the current user. If the user has full administrative rights, the attacker may gain complete control of the compromised system. Users with fewer rights may be less impacted.

CVE Reference


  • CVE-2014-0301

Solution


Install the latest security patch for applicable systems, available for download from (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms14-013)

Source


Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-013

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