Intrusion Prevention

Malformed.Au.File.Format.DoS

Description

This indicates a possible exploit of a denial-of-service vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Media Player.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software processes a malformed AU file. A remote attacker can exploit this issue to crash the affected application, denying service to legitimate users.

Affected Products

Microsoft Windows Media Player 11

Impact

Denial of service

Recommended Actions

Currently we are not aware of any official fix for this issue.

CVE References

CVE-2007-4288