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ayoub_ibrahim
24th May 2001, 11:26
Windows Media Player 6.4 Security Patch: ASX Processor Contains Unchecked Buffer
Release Date - 21 May 2001


This update addresses two security vulnerabilities that are related to each other only by the fact that they both affect 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.
get it from here (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/release.asp?ReleaseID=29921).

Those with WMP7 are advised to update to
WMP 7.1 which is available at the windows update site.