MS15-057: Vulnerability in Windows Media Player Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3033890)

High Nessus Plugin ID 84054


The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The version of Microsoft Windows Media Player installed on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to improper handling of crafted DataObjects. A remote, unauthenticated attacker can exploit this by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted DataObject, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 84054

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-057.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2015/06/09

Modified: 2017/07/24

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, cpe:/a:microsoft:windows_media_player

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/06/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/06/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1728

BID: 75029

OSVDB: 123060

MSFT: MS15-057

MSKB: 3033890

IAVA: 2015-A-0124