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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Windows Media Player Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Media Player DataObject Handling Error Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032522
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1032522
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-1728   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 9 2015
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10, 11, 12
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 a specially crafted DataObject that, when loaded by the target user via Windows Media Player, will trigger an unspecified error in the handling of DataObjects and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

bilou reported this vulnerability.

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 a fix.

A patch matrix is available in the vendor advisory.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-057

Vendor URL:  technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-057 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Windows (2003), Windows (2008), Windows (7), Windows (Vista)
Underlying OS Comments:  2003 SP2, Vista SP2, 2008 SP2, 7 SP1, 2008 R2 SP1; and prior service packs

Message History:   None.


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