ZDI-09-069: Microsoft Windows Media Player Audio Voice Sample Rate- Memory Corruption Vulnerability

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Subject: ZDI-09-069: Microsoft Windows Media Player Audio Voice Sample Rate- Memory Corruption Vulnerability

ZDI-09-069: Microsoft Windows Media Player Audio Voice Sample Rate Memory Corruption Vulnerability
October 13, 2009

-- CVE ID:

-- Affected Vendors:

-- Affected Products:
Microsoft Windows Media Player 11
Microsoft Windows Media Player 10

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-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Microsoft Windows Media Player. User
interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target
must visit a malicious web page.

The specific flaw exists in the handling of Windows media audio files. 
When specifying a malicious sample rate for a Windows Media Voice frame,
memory corruption can occur. Successful exploitation of this
vulnerability can lead to remote compromise of the affected system under
the credentials of the currently logged in user.

-- Vendor Response:
Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More
details can be found at:


-- Disclosure Timeline:
2008-04-16 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2009-10-13 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:
    * Ivan Fratric

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