MS06-006: Vulnerability in Windows Media Player Plug-in Could Allow Remote Code Execution (911564)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is running the Windows Media Player plug-in.

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 send a specially
crafted media file with a rogue EMBED element and have a user on the
affected host open it with the plug-in.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms06-006

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 : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 20906 ()

Bugtraq ID: 16644

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0005