Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Image.File.Handling.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a buffer-overflow vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Media Player.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a specially crafted image file. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

Microsoft Windows Media Player XP
Microsoft Windows Media Player 9.0
Microsoft Windows Media Player 7.1
Microsoft Windows Media Player 10.0

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the patch supplied by the vendor:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS06-024.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2006-0025