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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-1999-1110
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:18:44
Published 14 Nov 1999 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Windows Media Player ActiveX object as used in Internet Explorer 5.0 returns a specific error code when a file does not exist, which allows remote malicious web sites to determine the existence of files on the client.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Microsoft Ie 5.0


BID - 793

BUGTRAQ - 19991114 IE 5.0 and Windows Media Player ActiveX object allow checking the existence of local files and directories

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:16