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CVE-1999-1358 Detail

Current Description

When an administrator in Windows NT or Windows 2000 changes a user policy, the policy is not properly updated if the local ntconfig.pol is not writable by the user, which could allow local users to bypass restrictions that would otherwise be enforced by the policy, possibly by changing the policy file to be read-only.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q157/6/73.asp Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/7400.php

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-1358
NVD Published Date:
12/31/1999
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008