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CVE-2000-0854 Detail

Description

When a Microsoft Office 2000 document is launched, the directory of that document is first used to locate DLL's such as riched20.dll and msi.dll, which could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary commands by inserting a Trojan Horse DLL into the same directory as the document.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/14/2000

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2000-0854
Original release date:
11/14/2000
Last revised:
10/09/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-09/0277.html External Source BUGTRAQ 20000922 Eudora + riched20.dll affects WinZip v8.0 as well
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/ntbugtraq/2000-q3/0155.html External Source NTBUGTRAQ 20000921 Mitigators for possible exploit of Eudora via Guninski #21,2000
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/win2ksecadvice/2000-q3/0117.html Vendor Advisory External Source WIN2KSEC 20000918 Double clicking on MS Office documents from Windows Explorer may execute arbitrary programs in some cases
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1699 Exploit; Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 1699
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/5263 External Source XF office-dll-execution(5263)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2000:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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