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[8 Jul 2009 | No Comment | 1,054 supporters]
Microsoft Security Advisory

Vulnerability in Microsoft Video ActiveX Control Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Microsoft is investigating a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Video ActiveX Control. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the local user. When using Internet Explorer, code execution is remote and may not require any user intervention.
We are aware of attacks attempting to exploit the vulnerability.
Our investigation has shown that there are no by-design uses for this ActiveX Control in Internet Explorer which includes all of the Class Identifiers within the msvidctl.dll that …