MS08-054: Vulnerability in Windows Media Player could allow remote code execution

MS08-054: Vulnerability in Windows Media Player could allow remote code execution

Article ID : 954154
Last Review : September 9, 2008
Revision : 1.0
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INTRODUCTION

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-054. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

• Home users:

http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/updates/bulletins/200809.mspx (http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/updates/bulletins/200809.mspx)

Skip the details: Download the updates for your home computer or laptop from the Microsoft Update Web site now:

http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/ (http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/)
• IT professionals:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-054.mspx (http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-054.mspx)

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How to obtain help and support for this security update

For home users, no-charge support is available by calling 1-866-PCSAFETY in the United States and Canada or by contacting your local Microsoft subsidiary. For more information about how to contact your local Microsoft subsidiary for support issues with security updates, visit the Microsoft International Support Web site:

http://support.microsoft.com/common/international.aspx?rdpath=4 (http://support.microsoft.com/common/international.aspx?rdpath=4)

North American customers can also obtain instant access to unlimited no-charge e-mail support or to unlimited individual chat support by visiting the following Microsoft Web site:

http://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?&prid=7552 (http://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?&prid=7552)

For enterprise customers, support for security updates is available through your usual support contacts.

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File information

The English (United States) version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

For Windows Media Player 11 in all supported versions of Windows XP

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Wmpeffects.dll 11.0.5721.5252 295,936 24-Jun-2008 22:12 x86

Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 file information notes

The .manifest files and the .mum files that are installed in each environment are listed separately in the Additional file information for Windows Server 2008 and for Windows Vista section. These files and their associated .cat (security catalog) files are critical to maintaining the state of the updated component. The .cat files are signed with a Microsoft digital signature. The attributes of these security files are not listed.

For Windows Media Player 11 in all supported 32-bit versions of Windows Server 2008 and of Windows Vista

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Wmpeffects.dll 11.0.6000.6347 303,616 26-Jun-2008 03:22 x86
Wmpeffects.dll 11.0.6000.6506 303,616 26-Jun-2008 03:20 x86
Wmpeffects.dll 11.0.6001.7002 303,616 26-Jun-2008 03:29 x86
Wmpeffects.dll 11.0.6001.7106 303,616 26-Jun-2008 03:21 x86

For Windows Media Player 11 in all supported 64-bit versions of Windows Server 2008 and of Windows Vista

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Wmpeffects.dll 11.0.6000.6347 562,176 26-Jun-2008 03:42 x64
Wmpeffects.dll 11.0.6000.6506 562,176 26-Jun-2008 03:28 x64
Wmpeffects.dll 11.0.6001.7002 557,056 26-Jun-2008 03:56 x64
Wmpeffects.dll 11.0.6001.7106 556,544 26-Jun-2008 03:53 x64
Wmpeffects.dll 11.0.6000.6347 303,616 26-Jun-2008 03:22 x86
Wmpeffects.dll 11.0.6000.6506 303,616 26-Jun-2008 03:20 x86
Wmpeffects.dll 11.0.6001.7002 303,616 26-Jun-2008 03:29 x86
Wmpeffects.dll 11.0.6001.7106 303,616 26-Jun-2008 03:21 x86

Additional file information for Windows Server 2008 and for Windows Vista

Additional files for Windows Media Player 11 in all supported 32-bit versions of Windows Server 2008 and of Windows Vista

File name Package_1_for_kb954154_bf~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,899
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_1_for_kb954154~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 2,619
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_2_for_kb954154_bf~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,741
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_2_for_kb954154~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 2,457
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_3_for_kb954154_bf~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,741
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_3_for_kb954154~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 2,457
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_for_kb954154_client_0_bf~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,394
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_for_kb954154_client_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,413
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_for_kb954154_client_1_bf~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,357
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_for_kb954154_client_1~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,376
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_for_kb954154_client_bf~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,689
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
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File version Not Applicable
File size 1,722
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_for_kb954154_server_0_bf~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
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Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_for_kb954154_server_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
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Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_for_kb954154_server_bf~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
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Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_for_kb954154_server~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,440
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name Update-bf.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 2,012
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name X86_45cf86418ccf545a698fbeea9c95ad6a_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.16710_none_a1dc98c915a837bc.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 710
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name X86_535ad232079780be69a1e73e2a10df8d_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.18098_none_dbd7f670fd6dafa6.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 710
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name X86_7cea09d3f08f46091a121444198ef384_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20867_none_75bd2d979012cceb.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 710
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name X86_916cc8a13ab94fbad68837ba4752d40d_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22211_none_1f22ff703c13eda5.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 710
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name X86_microsoft-windows-mediaplayer-wmpeffects_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.16710_none_f75cda9b92533b4f.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 10,614
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 03:56
Platform Not Applicable
File name X86_microsoft-windows-mediaplayer-wmpeffects_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20867_none_f7b769d0ab93182f.manifest
File version Not Applicable
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Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 03:46
Platform Not Applicable
File name X86_microsoft-windows-mediaplayer-wmpeffects_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.18098_none_f8f49a4b8fb37959.manifest
File version Not Applicable
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Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 04:27
Platform Not Applicable
File name X86_microsoft-windows-mediaplayer-wmpeffects_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22211_none_f9cdb656a8968561.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 10,304
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 04:04
Platform Not Applicable

Additional files for Windows Media Player 11 in all supported 64-bit versions of Windows Server 2008 and of Windows Vista

File name Amd64_1fe809856dfba4714a49f884116e7838_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.16710_none_21ca5d4a23925f64.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,068
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name Amd64_4c15219cfe9b8ab31d28f2bf52b5e330_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20867_none_d06df99267b5a91a.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,068
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name Amd64_8513c1e9f7a69e0bbffb720df48a4a46_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22211_none_fd0ee4c912304d7c.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,068
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name Amd64_9cef0879f37d2ad93962176bbc11a082_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.18098_none_b6c72eb7ce836ad3.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,068
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name Amd64_microsoft-windows-mediaplayer-wmpeffects_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.16710_none_537b761f4ab0ac85.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 11,260
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 04:44
Platform Not Applicable
File name Amd64_microsoft-windows-mediaplayer-wmpeffects_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20867_none_53d6055463f08965.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 11,260
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 04:14
Platform Not Applicable
File name Amd64_microsoft-windows-mediaplayer-wmpeffects_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.18098_none_551335cf4810ea8f.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 11,260
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 05:31
Platform Not Applicable
File name Amd64_microsoft-windows-mediaplayer-wmpeffects_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22211_none_55ec51da60f3f697.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 11,260
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 05:34
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_1_for_kb954154_bf~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
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Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:23
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_1_for_kb954154~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
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Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
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File version Not Applicable
File size 1,973
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:23
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_2_for_kb954154~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 2,927
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
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File version Not Applicable
File size 1,973
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:23
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_3_for_kb954154~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 2,927
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_for_kb954154_client_0_bf~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
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Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:23
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_for_kb954154_client_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
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Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_for_kb954154_client_1_bf~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
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Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
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Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_for_kb954154_client_bf~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
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Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:23
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_for_kb954154_client~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,732
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:22
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_for_kb954154_server_0_bf~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
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Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:23
Platform Not Applicable
File name Package_for_kb954154_server_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
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Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
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Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
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Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
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Platform Not Applicable
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File version Not Applicable
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Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 21:23
Platform Not Applicable
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File version Not Applicable
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Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 03:56
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Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 03:46
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Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 04:27
Platform Not Applicable
File name X86_microsoft-windows-mediaplayer-wmpeffects_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22211_none_f9cdb656a8968561.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 10,304
Date (UTC) 26-Jun-2008
Time (UTC) 04:04
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APPLIES TO
• Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V
• Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V
• Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems
• Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V
• Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
• Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
• Windows Server 2008 Standard
• Windows Web Server 2008
• Windows Vista Service Pack 1, when used with:
    Windows Vista Business
    Windows Vista Enterprise
    Windows Vista Home Basic
    Windows Vista Home Premium
    Windows Vista Starter
    Windows Vista Ultimate
    Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
    Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
    Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
    Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
    Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
• Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
• Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2, when used with:
    Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    Microsoft Windows XP Professional
• Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3, when used with:
    Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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