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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0812

Stack-based buffer overflow in a logging function for Windows Workstation Service (WKSSVC.DLL) allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via RPC calls that cause long entries to be written to a debug log file ("NetSetup.LOG"), as demonstrated using the NetAddAlternateComputerName API.
Publish Date : 2003-12-15 Last Update Date : 2019-04-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

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

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Windows 2000 Workstation Service Logging Function Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:575 windows
Windows XP Workstation Service Logging Function Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:331 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-2003-0812

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * SP4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * * Home * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * * Media Center * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * * 64-bit * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * Gold Professional * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP1 Home * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP1 64-bit * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2000 5
Microsoft Windows Xp 6

- References For CVE-2003-0812
BUGTRAQ 20031111 EEYE: Windows Workstation Service Remote Buffer Overflow
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:575
CERT CA-2003-28
CISCO 20040129 Buffer Overrun in Microsoft Windows 2000 Workstation Service (MS03-049)
BUGTRAQ 20031112 Proof of concept for Windows Workstation Service overflow
CERT-VN VU#567620
BID 9011 Microsoft Windows Workstation Service Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:331
MS MS03-049

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0812

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