Windows Media Player is an audio and video media player for Windows platforms.
A buffer overflow in Windows Media Player allows command execution when a user opens a specially crafted PNG image file.
Apply the patch referenced in Microsoft Security Bulletin 06-024.
Successful exploitation requires a user to download a PNG file and open it in Windows Media Player.
Execution of this exploit requires the Digest::CRC PERL module. On Linux systems this is typically found in a package named such as libdigest-crc-perl or perl-Digest-CRC.