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DRM Update in Windows Media Player may facilitate spyware infections (892313) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks the version of Media Player
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It is possible to install spyware on the remote host.
The remote host is running a version Windows Media Player 9 or Windows Media
Player 10 which contains a vulnerability which may allow a possible hacker to infect
the remote host with spyware.
A possible hacker may exploit this flaw by crafting malformed WMP files which will
cause Windows Media Player to redirect the users to a rogue website when
attempting to acquire a license to read the file.
See also :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
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