Windows Media Player 6.4 Security Patch: ASX Processor Contains Unchecked Buffer

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    This update addresses two security vulnerabilities that are related to each other only by the fact that they both affect Windows Media Player.
    • Version:

      -

      File Name:

      WMSU47357.exe

      Date Published:

      5/21/2001

      File Size:

      921 KB

        This update addresses two security vulnerabilities that are related to each other only by the fact that they both affect Windows Media Player. The two vulnerabilities are a buffer overrun in the functionality used to process Active Stream Redirector (.ASX) files, and a vulnerability affecting how Windows Media Player handles Internet shortcuts. In addition, this update addresses a potential privacy vulnerability that was recently identified.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT

        • Windows Media Player 6.4
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