#VU5956 XML injection

Published: 2020-03-18

Vulnerability identifier: #VU5956

Vulnerability 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


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: Yes

Vulnerable software:
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Microsoft

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.

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Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 7 - Vista


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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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