MS10-075: Vulnerability in Media Player Network Sharing Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2281679)

High Nessus Plugin ID 49952


It is possible to execute arbitrary code on the remote Windows host using the Microsoft Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service.


A use-after-free vulnerability exists in the Microsoft Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service installed on the remote host.

By sending a specially crafted Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) packet to the affected service, a remote attacker may be able to leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code in the security context of the Network Service account.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista and Windows 7.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 49952

File Name: smb_nt_ms10-075.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2010/10/13

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/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: 2010/10/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/10/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3225

BID: 43776

IAVA: 2010-A-0141

MSFT: MS10-075

MSKB: 2281679