Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Media.Player.ASF.File.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attempt to exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in Windows Media Player.
The vulnerability is caused by the application's failure to properly bounds check user supplied data. Attackers may attempt to exploit this issue by coercing users to visit a malicious website or to access malicious ASF files.

Affected Products

Microsoft Windows Media Player (WMP) 6.4 and Windows XP SP2, Server 2003, and Server 2003 SP1.

Impact

System compromise.

Recommended Actions

Please visit the following url for more information:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS06-078.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2006-4702