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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0474

Help Center (HelpCtr.exe) may allow remote attackers to read or execute arbitrary files via an "http://" or "file://" argument to the topic parameter in an hcp:// URL. NOTE: since the initial report of this problem, several researchers have been unable to reproduce this issue.
Publish Date : 2004-07-07 Last Update Date : 2016-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.1
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)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-0474

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows Xp Home Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows Xp Gold Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP1 Home Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows Xp 3

- References For CVE-2004-0474

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-02/0440.html
FULLDISC 20040210 Re: HelpCtr - allow open any page or run
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/9621
BID 9621 Microsoft Windows XP HCP URI Handler Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/15101
XF winxp-helpctr-hcp-xss(15101)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/353248
BUGTRAQ 20040207 HelpCtr - allow open any page or run
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-02/0450.html
FULLDISC 20040210 Re: HelpCtr - allow open any page or run
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-02/0688.html
FULLDISC 20040213 Re: HelpCtr - allow open any page or run
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=107652584102003&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20040211 Re: HelpCtr - allow open any page or run

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0474

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


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