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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0907

Help and Support Center in Microsoft Windows XP SP1 does not properly validate HCP URLs, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via quotation marks in an hcp:// URL, which are not quoted when constructing the argument list to HelpCtr.exe.
Publish Date : 2004-06-01 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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Windows Server 2003 Help Center Command Insertion Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:904 windows
Windows XP Help Center Command Insertion Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1000 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0907

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server R2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP1 Tablet Pc Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server 1
Microsoft Windows Xp 1

- References For CVE-2003-0907
XF win-hcpurl-code-execution(15704)
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011
BID 10119 Microsoft Windows Help And Support Center URI Validation Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2004-04-13
CERT TA04-104A
CERT-VN VU#260588
CIAC O-114
BUGTRAQ 20040413 [Full-Disclosure] iDEFENSE Security Advisory 04.13.04 - Microsoft Help and Support
FULLDISC 20040413 Microsoft Help and Support Center argument injection vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0907

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