MS10-055 - Critical: Vulnerability in Cinepak Codec Could Allow Remote Code Execution (982665) - Ver

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    Severity Rating: Critical - Revision Note: V1.0 (August 10, 2010): Bulletin published.Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Cinepak Codec. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted media file or receives specially crafted streaming content from a Web site or any application that delivers Web content. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the local 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.


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