Windows Media Player Bitmap File Processing Overflow (911565) (deprecated)

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3431

Synopsis

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the Windows Media Player.

Description

The remote host is running Microsoft Media Player version 7.1. 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.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

See Also

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS06-005.mspx

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 3431

Family: Generic

Published: 2006/02/14

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 2755, 2601

Nessus ID: 20905

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.6

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0006

BID: 16633