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CVE-2008-5745 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in quartz.dll in the DirectShow framework in Microsoft Windows Media Player (WMP) 9, 10, and 11, including 11.0.5721.5260, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted (1) WAV, (2) SND, or (3) MID file. NOTE: this has been incorrectly reported as a code-execution vulnerability. NOTE: it is not clear whether this issue is related to CVE-2008-4927.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Impact

This bug cannot be leveraged for code execution according to the vendor. Source 1 - http://blogs.technet.com/swi/archive/2008/12/29/windows-media-player-crash-not-exploitable-for-code-execution.aspx Source 2 - http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2008/12/29/questions-about-vulnerability-claim-in-windows-media-player.aspx

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4823
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/499579/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33018 Exploit
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021495
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47664
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/7585

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_media_player:9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_media_player:10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_media_player:11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5745
NVD Published Date:
12/29/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018