Executive Summary

Title Vulnerability in Windows Media Player Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3033890)
Name MS15-057 First vendor Publication 2015-06-09
Vendor Microsoft Last vendor Modification 2015-06-09
Severity (Vendor) Critical Revision 1.0

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 9.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Severity Rating: Critical
Revision Note: V1.0 (June 9, 2015): Bulletin published.
Summary: This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if Windows Media Player opens specially crafted media content that is hosted on a malicious website. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system remotely. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

Original Source

Url : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS15-057

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-17 Code

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28910
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28910
Title: Windows Media Player RCE via DataObject vulnerability - CVE-2015-1728 (MS15-057)
Description: Microsoft Windows Media Player 10 through 12 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted DataObject on a web site, aka "Windows Media Player RCE via DataObject Vulnerability."
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2015-1728
Version: 4
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows 7
Product(s): Windows Media Player
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 10

Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

Date Description
2015-06-11 IAVM : 2015-A-0124 - Microsoft Windows Media Player Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (MS15-057)
Severity : Category II - VMSKEY : V0060951

Snort® IPS/IDS

Date Description
2015-07-08 Microsoft Windows Media Player DataObject buffer overflow attempt
RuleID : 34732 - Revision : 2 - Type : OS-WINDOWS
2015-07-08 Microsoft Windows Media Player DataObject buffer overflow attempt
RuleID : 34731 - Revision : 2 - Type : OS-WINDOWS

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2015-06-09 Name : The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.
File : smb_nt_ms15-057.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2016-04-27 04:57:31
  • Multiple Updates
2015-10-18 17:26:34
  • Multiple Updates
2015-07-08 21:27:02
  • Multiple Updates
2015-06-10 21:30:43
  • Multiple Updates
2015-06-10 13:27:53
  • Multiple Updates
2015-06-10 09:30:11
  • Multiple Updates
2015-06-09 21:30:51
  • Multiple Updates
2015-06-09 21:17:21
  • First insertion