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Sid 1-35982

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Message

DELETED FILE-OTHER Windows Media Player mcl remote file execution attempt

Summary

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."

Impact

CVSS base score 9.3 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact COMPLETE integrityImpact COMPLETE availabilityImpact COMPLETE

Detailed information

Affected systems

  • microsoft windows_7 -
  • microsoft windows_8 -
  • microsoft windows_8.1 -
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 *
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 r2
  • microsoft windows_vista -

Ease of attack

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References

  • technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS15-100
  • technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms15-134