Executive Summary

Title Vulnerability in Microsoft DirectShow Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2929961)
Name MS14-013 First vendor Publication 2014-03-11
Vendor Microsoft Last vendor Modification 2014-03-11
Severity (Vendor) Critical Revision 1.0

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 9.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Revision Note: V1.0 (March 11, 2014): Bulletin published.

Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted image file. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

Original Source

Url : http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms14-013

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-415 Double Free

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22508
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22508
Title: DirectShow Memory Corruption Vulnerability - CVE-2014-0301 (MS14-013)
Description: Double free vulnerability in qedit.dll in DirectShow in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted JPEG image, aka "DirectShow Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2014-0301
Version: 3
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

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Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

Date Description
2014-03-13 IAVM : 2014-A-0038 - Microsoft DirectShow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Severity : Category II - VMSKEY : V0046179

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2014-03-11 Name : The remote Windows host is potentially affected by a remote code execution vu...
File : smb_nt_ms14-013.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2014-03-17 17:19:01
  • Multiple Updates
2014-03-13 13:31:08
  • Multiple Updates
2014-03-12 13:26:34
  • Multiple Updates
2014-03-12 13:21:32
  • Multiple Updates
2014-03-11 21:20:23
  • First insertion