Microsoft Windows Media Player PBG File Processing Overflow (917734)

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3651


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


The remote host is running Microsoft Windows Media Player version 9. 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, an attacker would need to be able to convince a user to open a malicious media resource using the vulnerable player.


Patch or upgrade according to vendor recommendations.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3651

File Name: 3651.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2006/06/13

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 2756, 2757, 2758, 2750, 2785

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.8


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

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0025

BID: 18385