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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0006

Original release date: 02/14/2006
Last revised: 10/17/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Heap-based buffer overflow in the bitmap processing routine in Microsoft Windows Media Player 7.1 on Windows 2000 SP4, Media Player 9 on Windows 2000 SP4 and XP SP1, and Media Player 10 on XP SP1 and SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted bitmap (.BMP) file that specifies a size of 0 but contains additional data.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1578
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#291396
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: win-media-player-bmp-bo(24488)
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-045A
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18835
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.eeye.com/html/research/advisories/AD20060214.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1256
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1661
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060214 [EEYEB-20051017] Windows Media Player BMP Heap Overflow
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1598
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: BID
Name: 16633
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060215 Windows Media Player BMP Heap Overflow (MS06-005)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015627
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MS
Name: MS06-005
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0574
Type: Advisory
External Source: SREASON
Name: 423

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1256
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1578
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1598
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1661
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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