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CVE-2003-0908 Detail

Description

The Utility Manager in Microsoft Windows 2000 executes winhlp32.exe with system privileges, which allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a "Shatter" style attack using a Windows message that accesses the context sensitive help button in the GUI, as demonstrated using the File Open dialog in the Help window, a different vulnerability than CVE-2004-0213.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/01/2004

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2004-q1/0082.html
http://www.appsecinc.com/resources/alerts/general/04-0001.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/o-114.shtml
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/526084 Patch Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.securiteam.com/windowsntfocus/5LP0C2ACKU.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10124
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA04-104A.html Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2004/ms04-011
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/15632
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1046

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1046
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1046

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

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

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0908
NVD Published Date:
06/01/2004
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018