MS11-092: Vulnerability in Windows Media Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2648048)

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VPR Score: 6.7


The version of Windows Media installed on the remote host has a memory corruption vulnerability.


The Windows Media Player or Windows Media Center install on the remote Windows host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- A memory corruption vulnerability could be triggered when parsing a specially crafted DVR-MS (Microsoft Digital Video Recording) file. (CVE-2011-3401)

If a remote attacker can trick a user into opening a malicious DVR-MS file using the affected install, this vulnerability could be leveraged to execute arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57278

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-092.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 12/13/2011

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/13/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/13/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3401

BID: 50957

IAVA: 2011-A-0171

MSFT: MS11-092

MSKB: 2619339, 2619340