MS08-054: Vulnerability in Windows Media Player Could Allow Remote Code Execution (954154)

High Nessus Plugin ID 34122


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


The remote host is running Windows Media Player 11.

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, the attacker would need to set up a rogue audio file and send it to a victim on the remote host.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Media Player 11.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34122

File Name: smb_nt_ms08-054.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.28 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2008/09/10

Modified: 2017/08/10

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/09/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/09/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2253

BID: 30550

MSFT: MS08-054

MSKB: 954154

IAVA: 2008-A-0064

CWE: 94