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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0228

Directory traversal vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Media Player 7.1 and Windows Media Player for Windows XP allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a skins file with a URL containing hex-encoded backslash characters (%5C) that causes an executable to be placed in an arbitrary location.
Publish Date : 2003-05-27 Last Update Date : 2016-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeDirectory traversal
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Windows Media Player Directory Traversal oval:org.mitre.oval:def:321 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0228

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Windows Media Player 7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Windows Media Player XP Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows Media Player 2

- References For CVE-2003-0228
XF mediaplayer-skin-code-execution(11953)
BID 7517 Microsoft Windows Media Player Skin File Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-017
CERT-VN VU#384932
NTBUGTRAQ 20030507 Windows Media Player directory traversal vulnerability
BUGTRAQ 20030507 Windows Media Player directory traversal vulnerability
BUGTRAQ 20030508 why i love xs4all + mediaplayer thingie

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0228

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