#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

CWE-ID: CWE-611

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: Yes

Vulnerable software:
Windows
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Microsoft

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 update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Windows: 7 - Vista


CPE

External links
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/MS17-020
http://hyp3rlinx.altervista.org/advisories/MICROSOFT-DVD-MAKER-XML-EXTERNAL-ENTITY-FILE-DISCLOSURE.t...


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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