Vulnerability identifier: #VU5956
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: Yes
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
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.