Vulnerability Note VU#187528
Microsoft Windows Media Player buffer overflow in Active Stream Redirector (.asx) file parser
There is a buffer overflow in the parsing of Active Stream Redirector (.ASX) files. This buffer overflow may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code when a user views a malicious web page.
There is a buffer overflow in the processing of Active Stream Redirector (.ASX) files in Windows Media Player version 6.4 and 7. An Active Stream Redirector is a file type used by Windows Media Player to determine where a media stream can be found on the Internet, and how to play it.
This vulnerability is a variant of the vulnerability described in VU#675320 and MS00-090.
An attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable systems when the user visits a web page.
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|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Microsoft Corporation||Affected||-||16 Jul 2002|
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This document was written by Cory F. Cohen.
- CVE IDs: CAN-2001-0242
- Date Public: 23 May 2001
- Date First Published: 27 Sep 2002
- Date Last Updated: 27 Sep 2002
- Severity Metric: 4.43
- Document Revision: 7
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