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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0005

Original release date: 02/14/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Buffer overflow in the plug-in for Microsoft Windows Media Player (WMP) 9 and 10, when used in browsers other than Internet Explorer and set as the default application to handle media files, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via HTML with an EMBED element containing a long src attribute.


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: CERT-VN
Name: VU#692060
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015628
External Source: MS
Name: MS06-006
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1559
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: XF
Name: win-mediaplayer-plugin-embed-bo(24493)
External Source: BID
Name: 16644
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-045A
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0575
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20060214 Microsoft Windows Media Player Plugin Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1559
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:2000
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:datacenter_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:datacenter_server:sp1
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:datacenter_server:sp2
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:datacenter_server:sp3
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:datacenter_server:sp4
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp:sp2:home
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp_tablet_pc
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp_tablet_pc:sp1
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp_tablet_pc:sp2
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp1:pro
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp2:pro
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp3:pro
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp4:pro
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp4:server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000_advanced_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000_advanced_server:sp1
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000_advanced_server:sp2
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000_advanced_server:sp3
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000_advanced_server:sp4
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:datacenter_edition
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:datacenter_edition_64-bit
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:enterprise_edition
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:enterprise_edition_64-bit
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:standard
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:standard_64-bit
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:web_edition
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2000:none
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2000:sp1
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2000:sp2
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2000:sp3
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:datacenter_sp1
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:enterprise_sp1
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:standard_sp1
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:web_edition_sp1
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:::home
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:::media_center
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:::pro
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:::x64
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp1:home
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp1:media_center
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp1:pro
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2:media_center
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2:pro

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