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CVE-2005-2118 Detail

Current Description

Windows Shell for Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP1 and SP2, and Server 2003 allows remote user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a crafted shortcut (.lnk) file with long font properties that lead to a buffer overflow when the user views the file's properties using Windows Explorer, a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-2122.

Source:  MITRE
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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 user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015040
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2005-214.pdf
http://www.argeniss.com/research/MSBugPaper.pdf Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15070
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA05-284A.html Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2005/ms05-049
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1116
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1192

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:r2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:*:home:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:*:media_center:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:gold:professional:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:tablet_pc:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2118
NVD Published Date:
10/21/2005
NVD Last Modified:
04/30/2019