MS09-052: Vulnerability in Windows Media Player Could Allow Remote Code Execution (974112)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host contains a version of Windows Media Player that is
affected by a heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability.

If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into opening a
specially crafted ASF (Advanced Systems Format) file, this issue could
be leveraged to run arbitrary code on the host subject to the user's
privileges.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS09-052

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: 42108 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36644

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2527