MS16-027: Security Update for Windows Media to Address Remote Code Execution (3143146)
High Nessus Plugin ID 89750
SynopsisThe remote Windows host is affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe version of Microsoft Windows Media Player installed on the remote host is affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities due to improper handling of resources in the media library. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities by convincing a user to open specially crafted media content, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the current user.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows 7, 2008 R2, 2012, 8.1, RT 8.1, 2012 R2, and 10.