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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

Synopsis :

It is possible to install spyware on the remote host.

Description :

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.

Solution :

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Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6

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