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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-0008

The ShellAbout API call in Korean Input Method Editor (IME) in Korean versions of Microsoft Windows XP SP1 and SP2, Windows Server 2003 up to SP1, and Office 2003, allows local users to gain privileges by launching the "shell about dialog box" and clicking the "End-User License Agreement" link, which executes Notepad with the privileges of the program that displays the about box.
Publish Date : 2006-02-14 Last Update Date : 2011-03-28
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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) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Korean IME Privilege Elevation Vulnerability in 64-bit Windows XP oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1595 windows
Korean IME Privilege Elevation Vulnerability in Server 2003 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1650 windows
Korean IME Privilege Elevation Vulnerability in Windows XP oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1664 windows
Korean IME Privilege Elevation Vulnerability in Server 2003,SP1 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1688 windows
Korean IME Privilege Elevation Vulnerability in Office 2003 and Accessories oval:org.mitre.oval:def:727 windows
MS06-009: Vulnerability in the Korean Input Method Editor Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (901190) oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:31 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-2006-0008

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Office 2003 Student Teacher Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Office 2003 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Office 2003 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server R2 64-bit Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server R2 Datacenter 64-bit Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server R2 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server WEB Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server WEB SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Datacenter 64-bit SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Enterprise 64-bit Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Enterprise SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Enterprise 64-bit Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Enterprise 64-bit SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Standard 64-bit Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Standard SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Standard 64-bit Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 Tablet Pc Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Microsoft Windows Xp Gold Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP1 Home Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP1 Media Center Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Microsoft Windows Xp 64-bit Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 Home Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Microsoft Windows Xp Home Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 Media Center Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Microsoft Windows Xp Media Center Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Office 3
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server 13
Microsoft Windows Xp 9

- References For CVE-2006-0008

http://www.ryanstyle.com/alert/my/5/ms06_009_eng.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/425141/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060215 Security advisory: Windows IME Vulnerability (MS06-009)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0578
VUPEN ADV-2006-0578
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms06-009
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-009
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015631
SECTRACK 1015631
http://secunia.com/advisories/18859
SECUNIA 18859
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/24492
XF win-korean-ime-privilege-elevation(24492)
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/739844
CERT-VN VU#739844
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16643
BID 16643 Microsoft Windows Korean Input Method Editor Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2006-03-11

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-0008

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


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