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Microsoft Windows Media Player PNG Processing Overflow (917734)

Medium

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running Microsoft Media Player version 10. There is a vulnerability in the remote version of this software that may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host. To exploit this flaw, one attacker would need to be able to convince a user to open a malicious media resource using the vulnerable player.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.