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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Windows Media Player Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Media Player ActiveX Control Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023849
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023849
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-0268   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 13 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Windows Media Player. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will invoke an ActiveX control and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

An anonymous researcher reported this vulnerability via TippingPoint.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following fixes:

Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Windows Media Player 9 Series:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=C0B8B362-A321-4AC9-BE98-15C71BB7A043

Windows XP Service Pack 2, Windows Media Player 9 Series:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=5C748C6D-84D1-45A9-8A33-9372EB5504D5

Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Media Player 9 Series:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=9E4277B4-2DC5-4163-A6AA-7E07DD32B721

A restart may be required.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-027.mspx

Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-027.mspx (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Windows (2000), Windows (XP)
Underlying OS Comments:  2000 SP4, XP SP3; and prior service packs

Message History:   None.


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