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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Low
Score 3.1/10


Windows Media Player in Microsoft Windows 8.1; Windows Server 2012 R2; Windows RT 8.1; Windows 7 SP1; Windows 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows Server 2016; Windows Vista SP2; and Windows 10 Gold, 1511, and 1607 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a crafted web site, aka "Windows Media Player Information Disclosure Vulnerability."

  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published