MS06-078: Vulnerability in Windows Media Format Could Allow Remote Code Execution (923689/925398)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is running Windows Media Player/Series.

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

To exploit this flaw, one attacker would need to set up a rogue ASF/ASX
file 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: 23838 ()

Bugtraq ID: 21247

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4702