Windows Media Player ASF Unchecked Buffer Vulnerability

This update addresses two security vulnerabilities in Windows Media Player. The two vulnerabilities are a buffer overrun in the functionality used to process Active Stream Redirector (.ASX) files, and a vulnerability affecting how Windows Media Player handles Internet shortcuts. In addition, this update addresses a potential privacy vulnerability that was recently identified. This patch should be used with Windows Media Player 6.4, 7, or 7.1.
LicenseFree
File Size780.07 kB
VersionMS01-056
Operating System Windows NT Windows XP Windows 95 Windows 2000 Windows 98 Windows Windows Me
System RequirementsMicrosoft Windows Media Player 6.4