MS15-057: Vulnerability in Windows Media Player Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3033890)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution

Description :

The version of Microsoft Windows Media Player installed on the remote
host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to
improper handling of crafted DataObjects. A remote, unauthenticated
attacker can exploit this by tricking a user into opening a specially
crafted DataObject, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code in
the context of the current user.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, Vista, 2008,
7, and 2008 R2.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 84054 ()

Bugtraq ID: 75029

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1728

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