Microsoft Windows Media Player contains a stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability that may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
Windows Media Player
Windows Media Player is a multimedia application that comes with Microsoft Windows.
For more information refer to Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-024
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code. If the attacked user is running with administrative privileges, the attacker could take complete control of an affected system.
Apply a patch from Microsoft
For a list of workarounds refer to Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-024.
This vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-024. Microsoft credits Greg MacManus of iDEFENSE with providing information related to this vulnerability.
This document was written by Jeff Gennari
|Date First Published:||2006-06-13|
|Date Last Updated:||2006-06-13 21:22 UTC|