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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Windows Media Player Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Media Player Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026492
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1026492
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-0003, CVE-2012-0004   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 10 2012
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   Two vulnerabilities were 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 MIDI file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a flaw in 'winmm.dll' and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2012-0003]. The code will run with Network service privileges.

Shane Garrett of IBM Security System's X-Force Research reported this vulnerability.

A remote user can create a specially crafted media file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a flaw in DirectShow (Quartz.dll and Qdvd.dll) and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2012-0004]. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Neel Mehta of Google Inc. reported this vulnerability.

Windows Media Center TV Pack for Windows Vista is also affected by these vulnerabilities.

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's advisory.

A restart is required.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-004

Vendor URL:  technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-004 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2003), Windows (2008), Windows (7), Windows (Vista), Windows (XP)
Underlying OS Comments:  XP SP3, 2003 SP2, 2008 R2 SP1, Vista SP2, 7 SP1, 2008 SP2; and prior service packs

Message History:   None.


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