Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Media.Player.Colorspace.Conversion.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a memory corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Media Player.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a specially crafted AVI file. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

Microsoft Windows Media Player 11

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

There are no vendor supplied patches available at this time.

CVE References

CVE-2010-1042