CVE-2003-0228

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.

Basic Data

PublishedMay 27, 2003
Last ModifiedOctober 30, 2018
Assignercve@mitre.org
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.5
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegetrue
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftWindows Media Player-*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftWindows Media Player7.1*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Microsoft Windows Media Player -, 7.1

References

NameSourceURLTags
20030507 Windows Media Player directory traversal vulnerabilityhttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=105232913516488&w=2BUGTRAQ
20030508 why i love xs4all + mediaplayer thingiehttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=105240528419389&w=2BUGTRAQ
20030507 Windows Media Player directory traversal vulnerabilityhttp://marc.info/?l=ntbugtraq&m=105233960728901&w=2NTBUGTRAQ
VU#384932http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/384932CERT-VNUS Government Resource
7517http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7517BIDExploit Patch Vendor Advisory
MS03-017https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2003/ms03-017MS
mediaplayer-skin-code-execution(11953)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/11953XF
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:321https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A321OVAL