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Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2003-0228
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:18:19
Published 27 May 2003 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Directory traversal vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Media Player 7.1 and Windows Media Player for Windows XP allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a skins file with a URL containing hex-encoded backslash characters (%5C) that causes an executable to be placed in an arbitrary location.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Microsoft Windows Media Player 7.1

  • Microsoft Windows Media Player Xp


CERT-VN - VU#384932

BID - 7517

MS - MS03-017

BUGTRAQ - 20030507 Windows Media Player directory traversal vulnerability

XF - mediaplayer-skin-code-execution(11953)

BUGTRAQ - 20030508 why i love xs4all + mediaplayer thingie

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:50