MS03-021: Windows Media Player Library Access (819639)

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the media

Description :

An ActiveX control included with Windows Media Player 9 Series may
allow a rogue website to gain information about the remote host.

An attacker could exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on this
host with the privileges of the user running Windows Media Player.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to set up a rogue website
and lure a user of this host into visiting it.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for WMP 6.4, 7.1 and XP.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 11774 ()

Bugtraq ID: 8034

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0348

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