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Vulnerability Details : CVE-1999-1431

ZAK in Appstation mode allows users to bypass the "Run only allowed apps" policy by starting Explorer from Office 97 applications (such as Word), installing software into the TEMP directory, and changing the name to that for an allowed application, such as Winword.exe.
Publish Date : 2005-01-07 Last Update Date : 2016-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-1999-1431

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Zero Administration Kit 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Zero Administration Kit 1

- References For CVE-1999-1431
BID 181 NT ZAK and Office97 Backdoor Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
NTBUGTRAQ 19990109 WinNT, ZAK and Office 97
NTBUGTRAQ 19990107 WinNT, ZAK and Office 97

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-1999-1431

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