MS06-005: Vulnerability in Windows Media Player Could Allow Remote Code Execution (911565)

High Nessus Plugin ID 20905


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


The remote host is running either Windows Media Player 9.

There is a vulnerability in the remote version of this software that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to set up a rogue BMP image and send it to a victim on the remote host.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 20905

File Name: smb_nt_ms06-005.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.33 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2006/02/14

Modified: 2017/08/10

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/02/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/02/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0006

BID: 16633

OSVDB: 23131

CERT: 291396

MSFT: MS06-005

MSKB: 911565

CWE: 119