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CVE-2003-0228 Detail

Current Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=105232913516488&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=105240528419389&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=ntbugtraq&m=105233960728901&w=2
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/384932 US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7517 Exploit Patch Vendor Advisory
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2003/ms03-017
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/11953
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A321

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_media_player:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_media_player:7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0228
NVD Published Date:
05/27/2003
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018