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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0908

The Utility Manager in Microsoft Windows 2000 executes winhlp32.exe with system privileges, which allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a "Shatter" style attack using a Windows message that accesses the context sensitive help button in the GUI, as demonstrated using the File Open dialog in the Help window, a different vulnerability than CVE-2004-0213.
Publish Date : 2004-06-01 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Windows Utility Manager Shatter Message Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1046 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-2003-0908

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2000 1

- References For CVE-2003-0908

http://www.securiteam.com/windowsntfocus/5LP0C2ACKU.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10124
BID 10124 Microsoft Windows Utility Manager Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2007-10-02
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/15632
XF win2k-utilitymgr-gain-privileges(15632)
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2004-q1/0082.html
VULNWATCH 20040414 [SHATTER Team Security Alert] Microsoft Windows Utility Manager Vulnerability
http://www.appsecinc.com/resources/alerts/general/04-0001.html
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA04-104A.html
CERT TA04-104A
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms04-011
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/526084
CERT-VN VU#526084
http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/o-114.shtml
CIAC O-114

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0908

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


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