MS06-006: Vulnerability in Windows Media Player plug-in with non-Microsoft Internet browsers could allow remote code execution

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS06-006. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update, including file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit the following Microsoft Web sites:

Known issues with this security update

  • You may experience issues when you deploy security update MS06-006 on a computer that is running Microsoft Windows Sever 2003 Service Pack 2. Windows Update, Windows Server Update Services, Systems Management Server, and Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer detection logic do not offer security update MS06-006 if the Microsoft Windows Media Player plug-in for a non-Microsoft Internet browser is installed on the computer. You can install security update MS06-006 manually.

    Note No action is required on systems where the security update MS06-006 has been successfully installed.

Article ID: 911564 - Last Review: Sep 30, 2011 - Revision: 1