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

high Nessus Plugin ID 50000


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: 50000

File Name: rtsp-useafterfree-ms10-075.nbin

Version: 1.78

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 10/18/2010

Updated: 11/30/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2010-3225

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: upnp/serialNumber

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/12/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/12/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3225

BID: 43776

MSFT: MS10-075

IAVA: 2010-A-0141-S

MSKB: 2281679