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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-0367

smss.exe debugging subsystem in Windows NT and Windows 2000 does not properly authenticate programs that connect to other programs, which allows local users to gain administrator or SYSTEM privileges by duplicating a handle to a privileged process, as demonstrated by DebPloit.
Publish Date : 2002-06-25 Last Update Date : 2017-10-09
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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) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Windows 2000 Process Handle Duplication Privilege Escalation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:76 windows
Windows NT Process Handle Duplication Privilege Escalation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:158 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-2002-0367

# 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-2002-0367
BID 4287 Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT 4.0 Process Handle Local Privilege Elevation Vulnerability Release Date:2007-11-02
BUGTRAQ 20020327 Local Security Vulnerability in Windows NT and Windows 2000
BUGTRAQ 20020314 Fwd: DebPloit (exploit)
BUGTRAQ 20020326 Re: DebPloit (exploit)
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS02-024
XF win-debug-duplicate-handles(8462)
NTBUGTRAQ 20020314 DebPloit (exploit)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-0367

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

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