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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-0823

Buffer overflow in Winhlp32.exe allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an HTML document that calls the HTML Help ActiveX control (HHCtrl.ocx) with a long pathname in the Item parameter.
Publish Date : 2002-08-12 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
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) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2002-0823

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP2 Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP1 Advanced Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP1 Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP1 Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP2 Advanced Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP2 Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Windows Help Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2000 6
Microsoft Windows Help 1

- References For CVE-2002-0823

http://www.osvdb.org/2991
OSVDB 2991
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/4857
BID 4857 Microsoft Windows WinHlp Item Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-11-01
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=102822806329440&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20020801 Winhelp32 Remote Buffer Overrun
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;q293338
MSKB Q293338
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/9746.php
XF htmlhelp-item-bo(9746)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-0823

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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