Intrusion Prevention

MS.Media.Player.MID.File.DoS

Description

It indicate a possible exploit of a DoS vulnerability in multiple applications including Windows Media Player that may allow remote attackers to crash the player via a malicious MID file.

Affected Products

NullSoft Winamp 5.0 91
NullSoft Winamp 5.0 9
NullSoft Winamp 5.0 8c
NullSoft Winamp 5.0 8
NullSoft Winamp 5.0 7
NullSoft Winamp 5.0 6
NullSoft Winamp 5.0 5
NullSoft Winamp 5.0 4
NullSoft Winamp 5.0 3a
NullSoft Winamp 5.0 3
NullSoft Winamp 5.0 2
NullSoft Winamp 5.0 1
NullSoft Winamp 5.31
NullSoft Winamp 5.3
NullSoft Winamp 5.24
NullSoft Winamp 5.22
NullSoft Winamp 5.21
NullSoft Winamp 5.2
NullSoft Winamp 5.13
NullSoft Winamp 5.12
NullSoft Winamp 5.11
NullSoft Winamp 5.094
Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition SP2
Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP2
Microsoft Windows XP Home SP2
Microsoft Windows Media Player 10.0
Microsoft Windows Media Player 6.4
Microsoft Windows Explorer 0
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP4
Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP4
Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server SP4
Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP4

Impact

Denial of service.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are not aware of any vendor-supplied patches for this issue.

CVE References

CVE-2008-4927