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CVE-2011-0029 Detail

Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the client in Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection 5.2, 6.0, 6.1, and 7.0 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in the current working directory, as demonstrated by a directory that contains a .rdp file, aka "Remote Desktop Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/09/2011

Evaluator Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/426.html 'CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path'

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

Evaluator Impact

Per: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS11-017.mspx 'For an attack to be successful, a user must visit an untrusted remote file system location or WebDAV share and open an .rdp file.' FAQ: 'This is a remote code execution vulnerability.'

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS11-017.mspx Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025172
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA11-067A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0616
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A12480

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12480
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12480

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
AND
OR
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:remote_desktop_connection_client:5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
OR
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
AND
OR
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:remote_desktop_connection_client:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
OR
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 3
AND
OR
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:remote_desktop_connection_client:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
OR
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:-:x32:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:-:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 4
AND
OR
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:remote_desktop_connection_client:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
OR
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x32:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x32:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-0029
NVD Published Date:
03/09/2011
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017