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Vulnerability in PNG Processing Could Allow Remote Code Execution (890261) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks the version of Media Player
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the Media Player.
The remote host is running either Windows Media Player 9 or MSN Messenger.
There is a vulnerability in the remote version of this software which may
allow a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.
To exploit this flaw, one attacker would need to set up a rogue
PNG image and send it to a victim on the remote host.
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003 :
High / CVSS Base Score : 8
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