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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-2509

Windows Media Center in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Media Center link (mcl) file, aka "Windows Media Center RCE Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2015-09-08 Last Update Date : 2017-09-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-2509

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - SP1 ~~~~x64~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 7 - SP1 ~~~~x86~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 8 - ~~~~x64~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows 8 - ~~~~x86~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows 8.1 - - ~-~-~-~x64~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows 8.1 - - ~-~-~-~x86~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows Vista - SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 7 2
Microsoft Windows 8 2
Microsoft Windows 8.1 2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 2
Microsoft Windows Vista 1

- References For CVE-2015-2509

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76594
BID 76594
http://www.rapid7.com/db/modules/exploit/windows/fileformat/ms15_100_mcl_exe
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/38195/
EXPLOIT-DB 38195
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/38151/
EXPLOIT-DB 38151
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033499
SECTRACK 1033499
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms15-100
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-100 Vulnerability in Windows Media Center Could Allow Remote Code Execution This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if Windows Media Center opens a specially crafted Media Center link (.mcl) file that references malicious code. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. Customers whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than those who operate with administrative user rights.
Vulnerabilities addressed in this bulletin:
  • Windows Media Center RCE Vulnerability
Release Date:2015-09-08

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-2509

MS15-100 Microsoft Windows Media Center MCL Vulnerability
This module exploits a vulnerability in Windows Media Center. By supplying an UNC path in the *.mcl file, a remote file will be automatically downloaded, which can result in arbitrary code execution.
Module type : exploit Rank : excellent Platforms : Windows


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