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CVE-2000-0979 Detail

Description

File and Print Sharing service in Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows Me does not properly check the password for a file share, which allows remote attackers to bypass share access controls by sending a 1-byte password that matches the first character of the real password, aka the "Share Level Password" vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/19/2000

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=97147777618139&w=2
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS00-072.asp Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1780 Exploit Patch Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/5395
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A996

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:996
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:996

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2000-0979
NVD Published Date:
12/19/2000
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2017