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MS10-082: Vulnerability in Windows Media Player could allow remote code execution

Support for Windows XP has ended

Microsoft ended support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

Support for Windows Server 2003 ended on July 14, 2015

Microsoft ended support for Windows Server 2003 on July 14, 2015. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

Support for Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) ends on July 12, 2011. To continue receiving security updates for Windows, make sure you're running Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 (SP2). For more information, refer to this Microsoft web page: Support is ending for some versions of Windows.
INTRODUCTION
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS10-082. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft websites:

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 computer that is running Windows from viruses and malware:Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country: International Support

More information
After you apply security update 2378111, you may receive the following message when you open Windows Media Player:
Welcome to Windows Media Player


This is an expected behavior. If you have custom settings, click Custom settings when you receive this message in order to retain your custom settings. Windows Media Player settings are only initialized if you click Recommended settings.
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 XP and Windows Server 2003 file information

  • The files that apply to a specific milestone (RTM, SPn) and service branch (QFE, GDR) are noted in the "SP requirement" and "Service branch" columns.
  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. QFE service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.
  • In addition to the files that are listed in these tables, this software update also installs an associated security catalog file (KBnumber.cat) that is signed with a Microsoft digital signature.

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows XP

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Wmp.dll10.0.0.40815,541,88825-Aug-201014:23x86
Wmp.dll11.0.5721.528010,841,08826-Aug-201006:36x86
Wmp.dll9.0.0.45104,886,52827-Aug-201000:16x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2003 and of Windows XP Professional x64 edition

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Wwmp.dll10.0.0.40086,057,98430-Aug-201023:35x86SP2SP2GDR\WOW
Wwmp.dll10.0.0.40086,057,98430-Aug-201023:32x86SP2SP2QFE\WOW
Wmp.dll11.0.5721.528010,841,08826-Aug-201006:36x86SP2SP2QFE\WOW

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2003

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Wmp.dll10.0.0.40086,057,98430-Aug-201010:43x86SP2SP2GDR
Wmp.dll10.0.0.40086,057,98430-Aug-201010:50x86SP2SP2QFE

Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 file information

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:ERROR: PhantomJS timeout occurredntomJS timeout occurred