Windows Media Player Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (936782)
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4175
SynopsisArbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Windows Media Player.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, 2003 and Vista.