Microsoft Windows Media Player Bitmap File Processing Overflow (911565) (deprecated)
High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3430
SynopsisArbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the Windows Media Player.
DescriptionThe remote host is running Microsoft Media Player version 9.0. There is a vulnerability in the remote version of this software that may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host. To exploit this flaw, one attacker would need to set up a rogue BMP image and send it to a victim on the remote host.
SolutionUpgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.