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CVE-2004-2527 Detail

Current Description

The local and remote desktop login screens in Microsoft Windows XP before SP2 and 2003 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) by repeatedly using the WinKey+"U" key combination, which causes multiple copies of Windows Utility Manager to be loaded more quickly than they can be closed when the copies detect that another instance is running.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Evaluator Solution

The DoS flaw affects slower machines and those with less ram quicker than higher specification machines. On very hi-spec machines, the flaw does not seem to be exploitable.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-07/1313.html Exploit Vendor Advisory
http://securitytracker.com/id?1010836
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/16851

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
OR
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:r2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:gold:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp1:tablet_pc:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-2527
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2004
NVD Last Modified:
07/10/2017