Sunday, February 7, 2021

Media Foundation Memory Corruption Vulnerability

 Executive Summary 

A memory corruption vulnerability exists when Windows Media Foundation improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.


There are multiple ways an attacker could exploit the vulnerability, such as by convincing a user to open a specially crafted document, or by convincing a user to visit a malicious webpage.


The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows Media Foundation handles objects in memory.


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