Intrusion Prevention

MS.Movie.Maker.Remote.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a remote code-execution vulnerability
in Microsoft Movie Maker.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles
a malicious ".MSWMM" file. A remote attacker may exploit this to
execute arbitrary code via a crafted ".MSWMM" file.

Affected Products

Windows Movie Maker 2.1 on Windows XP Service Pack 3
Windows Movie Maker 2.1 on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Movie Maker 6.0 on Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2
Windows Movie Maker 6.0 on Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Movie Maker 2.6 when installed on Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2
Windows Movie Maker 2.6 when installed on Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the patch, available from the vendor's website:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/ms10-050.mspx