• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Windows Media Player (WMP), and possibly other versions, automatically detects and executes .wmf and other content, even when the file's extension or content type does not specify .wmf, which could make it easier for attackers to conduct unauthorized activities via Trojan horse files containing .wmf content.
Note: References are provided for the convenience of the reader to help distinguish between vulnerabilities. The list is not intended to be complete.
Date Entry Created
20020501 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20020502)
Votes (Legacy)
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(3) Cole, Cox, Foat
Comments (Legacy)
 CHANGE> [Frech changed vote from REVIEWING to MODIFY]
 Frech> XF:mediaplayer-wmf-file-spoof(9971)

Proposed (Legacy)
This is an entry on the CVE list, which standardizes names for security problems.