Intrusion Prevention

Malformed.Au.File.Format.Remote.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: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

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

CVE References

CVE-2007-4288