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

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<html><body><p>Resolves a reported vulnerability in Windows Media Player that could allow remote code execution.</p><h2>INTRODUCTION</h2><div class="kb-summary-section section">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: <br/> <ul class="sbody-free_list"><li>Home users:<div class="indent"><a href="http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/updates/bulletins/200708.mspx" id="kb-link-1" target="_self">http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/updates/bulletins/200708.mspx</a></div></li><li>IT professionals:<div class="indent"><a href="http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-047.mspx" id="kb-link-2" target="_self">http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-047.mspx</a></div></li></ul></div><h2>More Information</h2><div class="kb-moreinformation-section section"><h3 class="sbody-h3">Known issues with this security update</h3><ul class="sbody-free_list"><li>After you apply this security update, you cannot open .swf files in Windows Media Player. You receive an error message that resembles the following:<div class="sbody-error">you must install a later version of the Macromedia Flash Player...</div><span> For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: <div class="indent"><a href="https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/941197" id="kb-link-3">941197 </a> After you apply security update 936782, you cannot open .swf files in Windows Media Player<br/><br/></div></span></li><li>Microsoft has made defense in depth changes to Microsoft Windows Media Player to help with security in social networking sites. <br/><span> For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: <div class="indent"><a href="https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/940893" id="kb-link-4">940893 </a> Changes in Windows Media Player that are introduced after you install security update 936782<br/><br/></div></span></li></ul></div></body></html>


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