Article ID: 309370 - View products that this article applies to.
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When you use Media Player version 6.4 to download a file from a Web site, Media Player may stop responding.
This behavior can occur if a URL is copied into buffers and Media Player does not verify that the URL fits. A URL that is too long results in a buffer overrun vulnerability.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389This update is available on the Microsoft Windows Update Web site.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322389/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows XP Service Pack
Release Date: October 25, 2001
Download the "Windows XP Update Package, October 25, 2001" now
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For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file. The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/EN-US/ )How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services
Date Time Version Size File name Platform ------------------------------------------------------------- 04-Oct-2001 13:58 22.214.171.1241 498,960 Dxmasf.dll i386 04-Oct-2001 13:58 126.96.36.1991 844,048 Msdxm.ocx i386
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows XP Service Pack 1.