Microsoft DirectX SAMI File Parsing Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

DirectX is prone to a stack-based buffer-overflow vulnerability because the application fails to perform adequate boundary checks on user-supplied data

An attacker could exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code within the privileges of the currently logged-in user. Failed exploit attempts may crash the application.

NOTE: Windows Media Player 6.4 on Windows 2000 was previously stated not to be an attack vector. The vendor has corrected this information to state that it is a possible attack vector.


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