Vulnerability CVE-2006-0006


Published: 2006-02-14   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Heap-based buffer overflow in the bitmap processing routine in Microsoft Windows Media Player 7.1 on Windows 2000 SP4, Media Player 9 on Windows 2000 SP4 and XP SP1, and Media Player 10 on XP SP1 and SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted bitmap (.BMP) file that specifies a size of 0 but contains additional data.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
Windows Media Player BMP Heap Overflow
Fang Xing
15.02.2006

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Microsoft -> Windows media player 
Microsoft -> Windows 2000 
Microsoft -> Windows 2003 server 
Microsoft -> Windows 98 
Microsoft -> Windows 98se 
Microsoft -> Windows me 
Microsoft -> Windows xp 

 References:
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/423
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015627
http://www.eeye.com/html/research/advisories/AD20060214.html
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/291396
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/424983/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/425158/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16633
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-045A.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0574
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2006/ms06-005
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/24488
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1256
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1578
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1598
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1661

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