Windows Media Format Series Remote Code Execution (923689)

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3859

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running Windows Media Player/Series. 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 ASF/ASX file and send it to a victim on the remote host.

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003 at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-078.mspx

See Also

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-078.mspx

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3859

File Name: 3859.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2006/12/12

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 23838

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4702, CVE-2006-6134

BID: 21505, 21247

OSVDB: 30818, 30819