ID CVE-2009-2499
Summary Microsoft Windows Media Format Runtime 9.0, 9.5, and 11; and Microsoft Media Foundation on Windows Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2 and Server 2008; allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an MP3 file with crafted metadata that triggers memory corruption, aka "Windows Media Playback Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_media_format_runtime:9.0
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_media_format_runtime:9.0
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:sp4
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp3
  • Microsoft Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_media_format_runtime:9.5
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:-:sp2
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:professional_x64
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:professional_x64
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp3
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_media_format_runtime:9.5:-:x64
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_media_format_runtime:9.5:-:x64
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:-:sp2
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:professional_x64
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:professional_x64
  • Microsoft Windows Media Format Runtime 11
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_media_format_runtime:11
  • Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:-:x32
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 (64-bit) (intial release)
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:-:x64
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 x64 (64-bit)
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:x64
  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 x86
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:x86
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:x64
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:x64
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 1 x64 (64-bit)
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp1:x64
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 2 x64 (64-bit)
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp2:x64
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (initial release)
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 2
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp2
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:professional_x64
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:professional_x64
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp3
  • Microsoft windows_media_services 9.1
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_media_services:9.1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:-:sp2
  • Microsoft windows_media_services 2008
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_media_services:2008
  • Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:-:x32
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 (64-bit) (intial release)
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:-:x64
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 x64 (64-bit)
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:x64
  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 x86
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:x86
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_media_foundation
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_media_foundation
  • Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:-:x32
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 (64-bit) (intial release)
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:-:x64
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 x64 (64-bit)
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:x64
  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 x86
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:x86
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 1 x64 (64-bit)
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp1:x64
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 2 x64 (64-bit)
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp2:x64
  • Microsoft Windows Vista x64 (64-bit)
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:-:x64
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (initial release)
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp1
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 2
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp2
CVSS
Base: 8.5 (as of 09-09-2009 - 13:03)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-94
CAPEC
  • Leverage Executable Code in Non-Executable Files
    An attack of this type exploits a system's trust in configuration and resource files, when the executable loads the resource (such as an image file or configuration file) the attacker has modified the file to either execute malicious code directly or manipulate the target process (e.g. application server) to execute based on the malicious configuration parameters. Since systems are increasingly interrelated mashing up resources from local and remote sources the possibility of this attack occurring is high. The attack can be directed at a client system, such as causing buffer overrun through loading seemingly benign image files, as in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-028 where specially crafted JPEG files could cause a buffer overrun once loaded into the browser. Another example targets clients reading pdf files. In this case the attacker simply appends javascript to the end of a legitimate url for a pdf (http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/danger-danger-danger/) http://path/to/pdf/file.pdf#whatever_name_you_want=javascript:your_code_here The client assumes that they are reading a pdf, but the attacker has modified the resource and loaded executable javascript into the client's browser process. The attack can also target server processes. The attacker edits the resource or configuration file, for example a web.xml file used to configure security permissions for a J2EE app server, adding role name "public" grants all users with the public role the ability to use the administration functionality. The server trusts its configuration file to be correct, but when they are manipulated, the attacker gains full control.
  • Manipulating User-Controlled Variables
    This attack targets user controlled variables (DEBUG=1, PHP Globals, and So Forth). An attacker can override environment variables leveraging user-supplied, untrusted query variables directly used on the application server without any data sanitization. In extreme cases, the attacker can change variables controlling the business logic of the application. For instance, in languages like PHP, a number of poorly set default configurations may allow the user to override variables.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK MEDIUM SINGLE_INSTANCE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE
msbulletin via4
bulletin_id MS09-047
bulletin_url
date 2009-09-08T00:00:00
impact Remote Code Execution
knowledgebase_id 973812
knowledgebase_url
severity Critical
title Vulnerabilities in Windows Media Format Could Allow Remote Code Execution
nessus via4
NASL family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
NASL id SMB_NT_MS09-047.NASL
description The remote Windows host contains a version of the Windows Media Format Runtime or Windows Media Services that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities : - The ASF parser has an invalid free vulnerability. A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted ASF file, which could lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2009-2498) - The MP3 parser has a memory corruption vulnerability. A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted MP3 file, which could lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2009-2499)
last seen 2019-02-21
modified 2018-11-15
plugin id 40890
published 2009-09-08
reporter Tenable
source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=40890
title MS09-047: Vulnerabilities in Windows Media Format Could Allow Remote Code Execution (973812)
oval via4
accepted 2014-08-18T04:05:58.704-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization Gideon Technologies, Inc.
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization Gideon Technologies, Inc.
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization Gideon Technologies, Inc.
  • name Rachana Shetty
    organization SecPod Technologies
  • name Maria Mikhno
    organization ALTX-SOFT
  • name Maria Mikhno
    organization ALTX-SOFT
definition_extensions
  • comment Microsoft Windows 2000 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:85
  • comment Microsoft Windows XP (32-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1353
  • comment Microsoft Windows XP (32-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1353
  • comment Microsoft Windows XP (32-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1353
  • comment Microsoft Windows XP (32-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1353
  • comment Microsoft Windows XP x64 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15247
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (x64) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:730
  • comment Microsoft Windows XP x64 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15247
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (32-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1870
  • comment Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1282
  • comment Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2041
  • comment Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1282
  • comment Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2041
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4870
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (64-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5356
  • comment Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1282
  • comment Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2041
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4870
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (64-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5356
description Microsoft Windows Media Format Runtime 9.0, 9.5, and 11; and Microsoft Media Foundation on Windows Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2 and Server 2008; allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an MP3 file with crafted metadata that triggers memory corruption, aka "Windows Media Playback Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
family windows
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5531
status accepted
submitted 2009-09-08T13:00:00
title Windows Media Playback Memory Corruption Vulnerability
version 74
refmap via4
cert TA09-251A
ms MS09-047
Last major update 21-08-2010 - 01:33
Published 08-09-2009 - 18:30
Last modified 26-02-2019 - 09:04
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