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CVE-2015-2509 Detail

Current Description

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."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/08/2015
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.rapid7.com/db/modules/exploit/windows/fileformat/ms15_100_mcl_exe Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76594 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033499 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2015/ms15-100 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/38151/ Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/38195/ Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_8:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_8.1:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-2509
NVD Published Date:
09/08/2015
NVD Last Modified:
05/15/2019