Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Media.Player.MPEG.PMT.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption vulnerability in MS Windows MediaPlayer.
This vulnerability is due to an error in index calculation process while vulnerable application handles a maliciously crafted file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this bug to execute arbitrary codes within context of the vulnerable application via a crafted file.

Affected Products

Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1
Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows RT 8.1
Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS16-027

CVE References

CVE-2016-0101