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

High

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 10. 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.