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Microsoft Windows Media Player PBG File Processing Overflow (917734)

Medium

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running Microsoft Windows Media Player version 9. 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, an attacker would need to be able to convince a user to open a malicious media resource using the vulnerable player.

Solution

Patch or upgrade according to vendor recommendations.