MS06-078: Vulnerability in Windows Media Format could allow remote code execution

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INTRODUCTION

Microsoft has rereleased security bulletin MS06-078. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update. This information includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

Known issues

  • If you are running the Korean version of Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, you may receive an error message when you install the original version of security update 923689. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    933065 Error message when you try to install the original version of security update 923689 in the Korean version of Windows 2000 Service Pack 4: "Setup could not verify the integrity of the file Update.inf"

    Note This issue was resolved on July 10, 2007. This is documented in revision 3.0 of security bulletin MS06-078. No action is required on systems where the security update has been successfully installed. Customers who did experience this known issue and who did not install this security update will be reoffered the security update that is included with Microsoft security bulletin MS06-078. For more information, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=76487
  • You may receive an error message when you try to install security update 923689 in Windows XP with Service Pack 2 or when you run the Qfecheck.exe tool after you install the security update. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    933066 Error message when you install security update 923689 (MS06-078) on Windows XP Service Pack 2 or when you run Qfecheck.exe after you install this security update

    Note This issue was resolved on July 10, 2007. This is documented in revision 3.0 of security bulletin MS06-078. No action is required on systems where the security update has been successfully installed. Customers who did experience this known issue and who did not install this security update will be reoffered the security update that is included with security bulletin MS06-078. For more information, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=76487

MORE INFORMATION

This article applies to the following Microsoft Windows Media Format Series Runtime and operating systems:

Windows Media Player 6.4 when it is used with:
  • Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition
  • Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
  • Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition
  • Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition
  • Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
  • Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 when it is used with:
    • Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition
    • Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition
    • Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition
    • Windows Server 2003, Web Edition

    Windows Server 2003 SP2 when it is used with:
    • Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition
    • Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
    • Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition
    • Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
    • Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition
    • Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
    • Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
    • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition

    Windows XP Service Pack 2 or Windows XP Service Pack 3 when it is used with:
    • Windows XP Professional
    • Windows XP Home Edition
    • Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005
    • Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005

    Windows 2000 Server SP4 when it is used with:
    • Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
    • Windows 2000 Advanced Server
    • Windows 2000 Server
    • Windows 2000 Professional
    • Small Business Server 2000

Windows Media Format 7.1 through 9.5 Series Runtime when it is used with:
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 Datacenter Edition (32-Bit x86)
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 Datacenter x64 Edition
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition (32-Bit x86)
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard x64 Edition
  • Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition
  • Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
  • Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition
  • Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition
  • Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition
  • Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
  • Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
  • Windows Small Business Server 2003 R2 Premium Edition
  • Windows Small Business Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition
  • Windows Small Business Server 2003, Standard Edition Service Pack 1 (SP1)
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 when it is used with:
    • Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition
    • Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition
    • Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition
    • Windows Server 2003, Web Edition

    Windows Server 2003 SP2 when it is used with:
    • Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition
    • Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
    • Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition
    • Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
    • Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition
    • Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
    • Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
    • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition

    Windows XP Service Pack 2 or Windows XP Service Pack 3 when it is used with:
    • Windows XP Professional
    • Windows XP Home Edition
    • Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005
    • Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005

    Windows 2000 Server SP4 when it is used with:
    • Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
    • Windows 2000 Advanced Server
    • Windows 2000 Server
    • Windows 2000 Professional
    • Small Business Server 2000

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Article ID: 923689 - Last Review: September 30, 2011 - Revision: 7.0
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