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Microsoft Windows Media Player skin file code execution

by Mario Miri on May 17th, 2003 Windows Media Player does not properly handle URLs passed as skin file location, which may be exploited to execute arbitrary code by advertising a arbitrary file as valid skin file.


Vulnerable:
Microsoft Windows Media Player XP
Microsoft Windows Media Player 7.1


Solution:
Microsoft Windows Media Player XP:
http://microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=E311DF50-0633-4100-AB37-D7A68D51182F&displaylang=en

Microsoft Windows Media Player 7.1:
http://microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=012F143A-77D1-4F6F-9338-5A6332614532&displaylang=en


Discovered by:
Jouko Pynnonen of Oy Online Solutions Ltd, Finland
Jelmer


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