MS06-005: Vulnerability in Windows Media Player Could Allow Remote Code Execution (911565)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is running either Windows Media Player 9.

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, an attacker would need to set up a rogue BMP
image and send it to a victim on the remote host.

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 20905 ()

Bugtraq ID: 16633

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0006