CVE-2004-1244

HIGH
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Description

Windows Media Player 9 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PNG file containing large (1) width or (2) height values, aka the "PNG Processing Vulnerability."

References

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/259890

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA05-039A.html

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2005/ms05-009

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/19096

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1306

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1568

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A2379

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2004-02-08

Updated: 2018-10-12

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (3 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
2603MSN Messenger < 6.2.0205 PNG File Remote Overflow (deprecated)Nessus Network MonitorInternet Messengers
high
2602Microsoft Media Player Version 9 PNG Multiple Vulnerabilities (deprecated)Nessus Network MonitorGeneric
high
16328MS05-009: Vulnerability in PNG Processing Could Allow Remote Code Execution (890261)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high