MS17-021 – Important: Security Update for Windows DirectShow (4010318) – Version: 1.0

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Severity Rating: Important
Revision Note: V1.0 (March 14, 2017): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow an Information Disclosure if Windows DirectShow opens specially crafted media content that is hosted on a malicious website. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could obtain information to further compromise a target system.