Critical bug hits Windows Media Player

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  1. techtronic

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    Hackers have posted up code that exploits a critical bug in Windows Media Player. The bug is in how Media Player handles a .ASX playlist and affects Media Player versions 9 and 10. Hackers can send a Malicious playlist and possible gain complete control of vulnerable computers. Alexndra Huft with Microsoft's Security Response Center says the company is investigating the problem. Her comments were posted on Microsoft's TechNet blog. Microsoft currently does not have a workaround for the problem.

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    http://www.tgdaily.com/2006/12/08/windows_media_player_criticalexploit/
     
  2. Vishal Gupta

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    I use WMP11 so I'm safe :D
     
  3. aditya.shevade

    aditya.shevade Console Junkie

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    So am I, but my old PC runs a pirated XP, so have to be careful with that one now. :-D
     
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    well i use wmp 10 so i wil upgarde nw.
     
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    Heh, Same here. No worries at all. :D
     
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    thank God WMP 11 name is not in the list lolz
     
  9. QwertyManiac

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    Looks perfectly planned to me lol. Release 11, wait for a while, say 9, 10 have serious flaws in it and ask ppl to upgrade. same they do with Windows :p
     
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    Ha I'm too using WM 11.No need to worry.......
     
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    Windows media player 11 rulez
     
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    I too use windows media player 11 on XP also...so i am also safe....
     
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    I don't use WMP or M$ products. So no need to worry at all!!!
     
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    techtronic

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    Completely Agreed
     
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    I use Winamp...no need to worry
     
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    even if u are using wmp 10 u r safe unless u accept playlists from websites or ppl(malicious of course)
     
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    ohhhhhhh dis will wmp11 r not???? i am with wmp11.....if not i am in da safe side.........ohh its crazyyyyyyyyy
     
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    Nothing from MS is safe or secured!!
     
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