Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Media.Player.DataObject.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Code Execution vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Media Player.
The vulnerability is cause by an error where Windows Media Player fails to properly handle command-line parameters. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable systems.

Affected Products

Windows Server 2003
Windows Vista
Windows Server 2008
Windows 7
Windows Server 2008 R2

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS15-057

CVE References

CVE-2015-1728