MS08-053: Vulnerability in Windows Media Encoder 9 Could Allow Remote Code Execution (954156)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is running 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, the attacker would need to set up a rogue web page
and entice a victim to visit it.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms08-053

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, 2003,
Vista and 2008.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 34121 ()

Bugtraq ID: 31065

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3008