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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0118

The component for the Virtual DOS Machine (VDM) subsystem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 does not properly validate system structures, which allows local users to access protected kernel memory and execute arbitrary code.
Publish Date : 2004-06-01 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Virtual DOS Machine Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (Test 1) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1512 windows
Windows Virtual DOS Machine Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (Test 2) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1718 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-2004-0118

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows Nt 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2000 1
Microsoft Windows Nt 1

- References For CVE-2004-0118
BID 10117 Microsoft Virtual DOS Machine Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2004-04-13
XF win-vdm-gain-privileges(15714)
FULLDISC 20040413 EEYE: Windows VDM TIB Local Privilege Escalation
EEYE AD20040413E
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011
CERT TA04-104A
CERT-VN VU#783748
CIAC O-114

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0118

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