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    Windows Media Player Security Patch: NSC Processor Contains Unchecked Buffer

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    Microsoft has released a patch that eliminates a security vulnerability in Microsoft® Windows Media™ Player 6.4, 7, and 7.1. This vulnerability could potentially enable a malicious user to cause code of his choice to run on another user’s computer.
    • Version:

      1.0

      File Name:

      wmsu55362.exe

      Date Published:

      7/25/2001

      File Size:

      403 KB

        Microsoft has released a patch that eliminates a security vulnerability in Microsoft® Windows Media™ Player 6.4, 7, and 7.1. This vulnerability could potentially enable a malicious user to cause code of his choice to run on another user’s computer.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT

        • Windows Media Player 6.4, 7, or 7.1
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        2. Do one of the following:
          • To start the installation immediately, click Open or Run this program from its current location.
          • To copy the download to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save or Save this program to disk.
      • Who should read this bulletin: Customers using Microsoft® Windows Media™ Player 6.4, 7, or 7.1.
        • Impact of vulnerability: Run code of attacker’s choice.
        • Recommendation:
          • Windows Media Player 6.4 customers should either install the patch or upgrade to Windows Media Player 7.1 and then install the patch.
          • Windows Media Player 7.0 customers should upgrade to Windows Media Player 7.1 and install the patch.
          • Windows Media Player 7.1 customers should apply the patch.
        • Affected Software:
          • Microsoft Windows Media Player 6.4
          • Microsoft Windows Media Player 7
          • Microsoft Windows Media Player 7.1

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