Windows DVD Maker Cross-Site Request Forgery Vulnerability



Published: 2017-03-14
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2017-0045
CWE-ID CWE-611
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
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Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) XML injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU5956

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:L/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-0045

CWE-ID: CWE-611 - Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference ('XXE')

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive data.

The vulnerability exists due to a flaw in Windows DVD Maker when parsing a malicious .msdvd file. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted .msdvd file, trick the victim into opening it and read arbitrary file on the victim's computer.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to read arbitrary file on victim's computer.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 7, Vista

CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-0045

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.



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