MS05-009: Vulnerability in PNG Processing Could Allow Remote Code Execution (890261)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the Media
Player.

Description :

The remote host is running either Windows Media Player 9 or MSN
Messenger.

There is a vulnerability in the remote version of this software that
could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

To exploit this flaw, one attacker would need to set up a rogue PNG
image and send it to a victim on the remote host.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms05-009

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and
2003.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 16328 ()

Bugtraq ID: 12485
12506

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1244
CVE-2004-0597