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

High Nessus Plugin ID 57278


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: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2011/12/13

Modified: 2017/07/26

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: 2011/12/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/12/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3401

BID: 50957

OSVDB: 77660

IAVA: 2011-A-0171

MSFT: MS11-092

MSKB: 2619339, 2619340