Intrusion Prevention

MS.DirectX.MsVidCtl.ActiveX.Control.Access

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a buffer-overflow vulnerability in the Microsoft DirectShow.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a specially crafted web page. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

Microsoft DirectX

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply patch, available from the web site::
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS09-032.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2008-0015 CVE-2009-0901