A vulnerability has been discovered in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to the Indeo filter (iac25_32.ax) loading libraries (e.g. iacenc.dll) in an insecure manner. This can be exploited to load arbitrary libraries by tricking a user into e.g. opening an AVI file located on a remote WebDAV or SMB share via an application using the filter (e.g. BS.Player or Media Player Classic).
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.
The vulnerability is confirmed in a fully patched Windows XP SP3 including iac25_32.ax version 126.96.36.199. Other versions may also be affected.
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Subject: Microsoft Windows Indeo Filter Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability
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