Windows Media Player Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (936782)

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4173

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running Windows Media Player. 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 PNG image and send it to a victim on the remote host.

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, 2003 and Vista.

See Also

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-047.mspx

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4173

File Name: 4173.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2007/08/15

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 2756, 2757, 2758

Nessus ID: 25885

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-2007-3037, CVE-2007-3035

BID: 25305, 25307