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CVE-2004-0474 Detail

Description

Help Center (HelpCtr.exe) may allow remote attackers to read or execute arbitrary files via an "http://" or "file://" argument to the topic parameter in an hcp:// URL. NOTE: since the initial report of this problem, several researchers have been unable to reproduce this issue.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/07/2004

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-02/0440.html Exploit Vendor Advisory
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-02/0450.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-02/0688.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=107652584102003&w=2
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/353248 Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/9621 Exploit Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/15101

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-0474
NVD Published Date:
07/07/2004
NVD Last Modified:
07/10/2017