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

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
update security_patch security_update security bug flaw vulnerability malicious attacker exploit registry unauthenticated buffer overrun overflow specially-formed scope specially-crafted denial of service DoS TSE WinNT Win2000
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Article ID: 936782 - Last Review: 09/30/2011 01:36:00 - Revision: 3.0

Windows Media Player 11, Windows Media Player 10, Microsoft Windows Media Player 9 Series

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