MS08-054 Bulletin Details
Bulletin ID MS08-054
Title Vulnerability in Windows Media Player Could Allow Remote Code Execution (954154)
Summary This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Windows Media Player that could allow remote code execution when a specially crafted audio file is streamed from a Windows Media server. If a user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights. This security update is rated Critical for all supported and affected editions of Windows Media Player 11. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting the manner in which Windows Media Player 11 handles audio files streamed from a server-side playlist (SSPL).
Knowledgebase 954154

List of Patches

S.No Patch Name Severity
1Windows6.0-KB954154-x86.msuCritical
2Windows6.0-SP1-KB954154-x86.msuCritical
3WindowsMedia11-KB954154-x64-ENU.exeCritical
4Windows6.0-2008-KB954154-x86.msuCritical
5Windows6.0-2008-KB954154-x64.msuCritical
6Windows6.0-KB954154-x64.msuCritical
7Windows6.0-sp1-KB954154-x64.msuCritical

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