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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Windows Media Player Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Media Player Buffer Overflow in Rendering PNG Images Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016284
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1016284
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-0025   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 13 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.1, 9, 10
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 WMZ file or Windows Media Player content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow in the processing of PNG images and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Windows Media Player 6.4 (running on Windows) is not affected.

Microsoft credits Greg MacManus of iDEFENSE with reporting this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create Windows Media Player content 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:

Windows Media Player for XP on Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=11372cc0-3da9-49ad-bb08-1493ce3cd0bd

Windows Media Player 9 on Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=c00be4c3-34ba-4858-90d7-520b7d240e33

Windows Media Player 10 on Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=f59065ec-0279-48ec-ab27-8abca715ac01

Windows Media Player 9 on Microsoft Windows Server 2003:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=c00be4c3-34ba-4858-90d7-520b7d240e33

Windows Media Player 10 on Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=4f933b0c-7d2d-4049-92da-bbbe97371594

Windows Media Player 10 on Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=facc7dfe-9b3b-48dd-a068-5bb9c6b60f87

Microsoft Windows Media Player 7.1 when installed on Windows 2000 Service Pack 4:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=5abb6258-9468-4188-a178-aa46f100ab61

Microsoft Windows Media Player 9 when installed on Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 or Windows XP Service Pack 1:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=c00be4c3-34ba-4858-90d7-520b7d240e33

Microsoft Windows Media Player 10 when installed on Windows XP Service Pack 1 or Windows XP Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=0f641572-74fd-4281-953f-6f2f12e001e0

A restart is not required.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-024.mspx

Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-024.mspx (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2003), Windows (XP)

Message History:   None.


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