MS06-078 Vulnerability in Windows Media Format Could Allow Remote Code Execution (923689)

Original Release Date: December 13, 2006
Last Revised: December 13, 2006
Number: ASA-2006-274
Risk Level: Low
Advisory Version: 1.0
Advisory Status: Final

1. Overview:

Microsoft issued a security bulletin summary which contained security advisory: MS06-078. The advisory describes the following vulnerabilities in Windows Media Format Runtime. A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Windows Media Format Runtime due to the way it handles Advanced Systems Format (ASF) files and the way it handles certain elements contained in Advanced Stream Redirector (ASX) files. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2006-4702 and CVE-2006-6134 to these issues.

A description of the vulnerability can be found at:

2. Avaya System Products utilizing Windows Media Format Runtime:

Product: Affected S/W Version(s):

Risk level: Recommended Actions:
S8100 ALL Low Follow Microsoft's recommendation for installing the Operating System patches:

MS06-078
This product is deployed with Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 .
Modular Messaging - Messaging Application Server (MAS) ALL Low Follow Microsoft's recommendation for installing the Operating System patch:

MS06-078
The Modular Messaging - Messaging Application Server (MAS) is deployed with Microsoft Windows; follow Microsoft's recommended upgrade procedure.

3. Avaya Software-Only Products

Avaya software-only products operate on general-purpose operating systems. Occasionally vulnerabilities may be discovered in the underlying operating system or applications that come with the operating system. These vulnerabilities often do not impact the software-only product directly but may threaten the integrity of the underlying platform.

In the case of this advisory Avaya software-only products are not affected by the vulnerability directly but the underlying Microsoft Windows platform may be. For affected Microsoft Operating Systems, Microsoft recommends installing patches. Detailed instructions for patching the Operating System are given by Microsoft at the following link: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-078.mspx

4. Software-Only Products:

Product: Software Version(s):
Avaya Agent Access All Versions
Avaya Basic Call Management System Reporting Desktop - server All Versions
Avaya Basic Call Management System Reporting Desktop - client All Versions
Avaya CMS Supervisor All Versions
Avaya Computer Telephony All Versions
Avaya Contact Center Express (ACCE) All Versions
Avaya CVLAN Client All Versions
Avaya Enterprise Manager All Versions
Avaya Integrated Management All Versions
Avaya Interaction Center (IC) All Versions
Avaya Interaction Center - Voice Quick Start All Versions
Avaya IP Agent All Versions
Avaya IP Softphone All Versions
Avaya Modular Messaging All Versions
Avaya Network Reporting All Versions
Avaya OctelAccess(r) Server All Versions
Avaya OctelDesignerTM All Versions
Avaya Operational Analyst All Versions
Avaya Outbound Contact Management All Versions
Avaya Speech Access All Versions
Avaya Unified Communication Center (UCC) All Versions
Avaya Unified Messenger (r) All Versions
Avaya Visual Messenger TM All Versions
Avaya Visual Vector Client All Versions
Avaya VPNmanagerTM Console All Versions
Avaya Web Messenger All Versions

Recommended Actions:
Avaya recommends that customers follow recommended actions supplied by Microsoft Windows or remove the affected package.

5. Additional Information:

Additional information may also be available via the Avaya support website and through your Avaya account representative. Please contact your Avaya product support representative, or dial 1-800-242-2121, with any questions.

6. Disclaimer:

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7. Revision History:

V 1.0 - December 13, 2006 - Initial Statement issued.

Send information regarding any discovered security problems with Avaya products to either the contact noted in the product's documentation or securityalerts@avaya.com.

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