A vulnerability has been discovered in Windows Media Encoder, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to the application loading libraries (e.g. wmerrorDAN.dll, wininetDAN.dll) in an insecure manner. This can be exploited to load arbitrary libraries by tricking a user into e.g. opening Windows Media Profile (.prx) or Windows Media Encoder Session (.wme) files located on a remote WebDAV or SMB share.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.
The vulnerability is confirmed in version 9.00.00.2980. Other versions may also be affected.
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Subject: Microsoft Windows Media Encoder Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability
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