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Windows Media Player Information Disclosure Vulnerability - CVE-2018-8481

oval:org.cisecurity:def:5929

An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Windows Media Player improperly discloses file information. Successful exploitation of the vulnerability could allow an attacker to determine the presence of files on disk. To exploit the vulnerability a user would have to open a specially crafted hyperlink. The update addresses the vulnerability by changing the way Windows Media Player discloses file information.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2018-8481
  • MSRC-CVE-2018-8481
  • KB4462915
  • KB4463104
  • KB4462931
  • KB4462941
  • KB4462922
  • KB4462917
  • KB4462937
  • KB4462918
  • KB4462919
  • KB4464330
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