This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
Opening a specially crafted media file could result in arbitrary code
The version of Windows Media installed on the remote host is affected
by one or both of the following vulnerabilities :
- The Winmm.dll library as used by Windows Media Player
does not properly handle specially crafted MIDI files.
- A DirectShow component of DirectX does not properly
handle specially crafted media files. (CVE-2012-0004)
An attacker who tricked a user on the affected host into opening a
specially crafted MIDI or media file could leverage these issues to
execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista,
2008, 7, and 2008 R2 as well as Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005
and Windows Media Center TV Pack 2008.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true