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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Windows Media Player Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Media Player Unspecified Flaw Lets Local Users Determine if Files Exist on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039794
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-11768   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 14 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7 SP1, 2008 R2 SP1, 2012, 8.1, 2012 R2, RT 8.1, 2016, 10, 10 Version 1511, 2016, 10 Version 1607, 10 Version 1703, 10 Version 1709
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Windows Media Player. A local user can obtain potentially sensitive information.

A local user can run a specially crafted application to exploit a flaw in Windows Media Player and obtain potentially sensitive information about whether specified files exist on the target system.

James Lee of Kryptos Logic reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can determine if specified files exist on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Windows (2008), Windows (2012), Windows (2016), Windows (7), Windows (8), Windows (10)

Message History:   None.

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