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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0572

Buffer overflow in the Windows Program Group Converter (grpconv.exe) may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a shell: URL with a long filename and a .grp extension, which is not properly handled when the shell capability launches grpconv.exe.
Publish Date : 2004-11-03 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
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 CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Windows 2000 Program Group Converter Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2753 windows
Windows 2003 (32-Bit) Program Group Converter Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4244 windows
Windows 2003 (64-Bit) Program Group Converter Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4493 windows
Windows 98 Program Group Converter Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1279 windows
Windows ME Program Group Converter Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3768 windows
Windows NT Program Group Converter Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3071 windows
Windows XP (32-Bit) Program Group Converter Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1843 windows
Windows XP (64-Bit) Program Group Converter Buffer Overflow in grpconv.exe oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1837 windows
Windows XP (64-Bit) Program Group Converter Buffer Overflow in shell32.dll oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3822 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-2004-0572

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Grpconv Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Grpconv 1

- References For CVE-2004-0572

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-07/0290.html
FULLDISC 20040707 Re: shell:windows command question
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/17662
XF win-ms04037-patch(17662)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms04-037
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-037
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10677
BID 10677 Microsoft Windows Program Group Converter Filename Local Buffer Overrun Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/543864
CERT-VN VU#543864
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/16664
XF win-grpconv-bo(16664)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0572

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


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