Vulnerability Note VU#879920
A vulnerability in the Windows Media Player may allow remote attackers to view the contents of local files on the victim's computer.
This vulnerability has not been confirmed to exist or operate as described, but seems credible.
A victim who visits a web page may expose local files to an attacker who created the malicious web page. This vulnerability is also reported to allow attackers to execute arbitrary code on the victim's system, but this has not been confirmed.
The CERT/CC is currently unaware of a practical solution to this problem.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Microsoft Corporation||Unknown||-||16 Jul 2002|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
Georgi Guninski discovered this vulnerability.
This document was written by Cory F. Cohen.
- CVE IDs: Unknown
- Date Public: 01 Jan 2001
- Date First Published: 27 Sep 2002
- Date Last Updated: 26 Mar 2003
- Severity Metric: 7.65
- Document Revision: 11
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