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Sid 1-41633

Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 Windows Media Player information disclosure attempt

Summary

Windows Media Player in Microsoft Windows 8.1; Windows Server 2012 R2; Windows RT 8.1; Windows 7 SP1; Windows 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows Server 2016; Windows Vista SP2; and Windows 10 Gold, 1511, and 1607 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a crafted web site, aka "Windows Media Player Information Disclosure Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS base score 3.1 CVSS impact score 1.4 CVSS exploitability score 1.6 confidentialityImpact LOW integrityImpact NONE availabilityImpact NONE

Detailed information

Affected systems

  • microsoft windows_10 -
  • microsoft windows_10 1511
  • microsoft windows_10 1607
  • microsoft windows_7 *
  • microsoft windows_8.1 *
  • microsoft windowsrt8.1 *
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 *
  • microsoft windowsserver2008 r2
  • microsoft windowsserver2012 r2
  • microsoft windowsserver2016 *
  • 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/MS17-021