MS07-047: Vulnerability in Windows Media Player could allow remote code execution

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INTRODUCTION

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS07-047. 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:

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Known issues with this security update

  • After you apply this security update, you cannot open .swf files in Windows Media Player. You receive an error message that resembles the following:
    you must install a later version of the Macromedia Flash Player...
    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    941197 After you apply security update 936782, you cannot open .swf files in Windows Media Player
  • Microsoft has made defense in depth changes to Microsoft Windows Media Player to help with security in social networking sites. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    940893 Changes in Windows Media Player that are introduced after you install security update 936782

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Article ID: 936782 - Last Review: September 30, 2011 - Revision: 3.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Media Player 11, when used with:
    • Windows Vista Home Basic
    • Windows Vista Home Premium
    • Windows Vista Ultimate
    • Windows Vista Business
    • Windows Vista Enterprise
    • Windows Vista Starter
    • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • Windows Media Player 10, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player 9 Series, when used with:
    • Microsoft Small Business Server 2000 Standard Edition
Keywords: 
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