MS15-057: Vulnerability in Windows Media Player could allow remote code execution: June 9, 2015

Summary

This security update resolves a vulnerability in Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if Windows Media Player opens specially crafted media content that is hosted on a malicious website. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system remotely. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less affected than users who operate with administrative user rights.

Introduction

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS15-057. To learn more about this security bulletin:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates:
Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals:
TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

Help protect your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware:
Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country:
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Security update deployment information

File information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time and with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.


Windows Server 2003 file information
Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 file information
Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 file information
Windows Media Player file information
File hash information
Properties

Article ID: 3033890 - Last Review: Jun 16, 2015 - Revision: 1

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