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Vulnerability Details : CVE-1999-1365

Windows NT searches a user's home directory (%systemroot% by default) before other directories to find critical programs such as NDDEAGNT.EXE, EXPLORER.EXE, USERINIT.EXE or TASKMGR.EXE, which could allow local users to bypass access restrictions or gain privileges by placing a Trojan horse program into the root directory, which is writable by default.
Publish Date : 1999-06-28 Last Update Date : 2017-10-26
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privilegesBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-1999-1365

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows Nt 1

- References For CVE-1999-1365
BID 515 NT Login Default Folder Vulnerability Release Date:1999-06-28
NTBUGTRAQ 19990628 NT runs Explorer.exe, Taskmgr.exe etc. from wrong location
XF nt-login-default-folder(2336)
NTBUGTRAQ 19990630 Update: NT runs explorer.exe, etc...

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-1999-1365

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