Security Advisory

Microsoft Security Advisory 944653

Vulnerability in Macrovision SECDRV.SYS Driver on Windows Could Allow Elevation of Privilege

Published: November 05, 2007 | Updated: December 11, 2007

Microsoft has completed the investigation into a public report of this vulnerability. We have issued MS07-067 to address this issue. For more information about this issue, including download links for an available security update, please review MS07-067. The vulnerability addressed is the Macrovision Driver Vulnerability - CVE-2007-5587.



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  • November 05, 2007: Advisory published
  • November 07, 2007: Advisory revised to include indentified workarounds for this vulnerability and additional information on what is secdrv.sys.
  • December 11, 2007: Advisory updated to reflect publication of security bulletin.

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