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02.08.2005 - MS05-009: Vulnerability in PNG Processing Could Allow Remote Code Execution (890261)

View Microsoft related news. A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Windows Media Player because it does not properly handle PNG files with excessive width or height values. An attacker could try to exploit the vulnerability by constructing a malicious PNG that could potentially allow remote code execution if a user visited a malicious Web site or clicked a link in a malicious e-mail message. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system.

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- View Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-009
- View Microsoft Knowledge Base Article - 890261
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