2021-33740 | Microsoft Windows Media Remote Code Execution
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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Microsoft Windows 10 20H2 up to Server 2019 (Operating System). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function of the component Media. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
Windows Media Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
The weakness was disclosed 07/13/2021 as confirmed security guidance (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at portal.msrc.microsoft.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2021-33740 since 05/28/2021. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn’t need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/17/2021).
Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.1
VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.5
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Vendor Base Score (Microsoft): 7.8
Vendor Vector (Microsoft): 🔒
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Active APT Groups: 🔍Recommended: Patch
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05/28/2021 CVE assigned
07/13/2021 +46 days Advisory disclosed
07/13/2021 +0 days Countermeasure disclosed
07/14/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
07/17/2021 +3 days VulDB last updateVendor: https://www.microsoft.com/
CVE: CVE-2021-33740 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161215
Created: 07/14/2021 07:30
Updated: 07/17/2021 08:30
Changes: (2) source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary
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