|CVE-2021-34439||Microsoft Windows Media Foundation Remote Code Execution Vulnerability||Windows 10||Critical||21-07-2021|
Brief overview of the risk:
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.
This security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how Windows Media Foundation handles objects in memory.
Further information on this vulnerability is available at : CVE-2021-34439
Affected SoftwareWindows 10 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2016 (Server Core installation)