High

CVE-2002-0070 - Buffer Errors vulnerability in Microsoft Windows 2000/98/98Se/NT

Publication: 2002-03-15
Summary

Buffer overflow in Windows Shell (used as the Windows Desktop) allows local and possibly remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a custom URL handler that has not been removed for an application that has been improperly uninstalled.

Classification
CWE-119: Buffer Errors

Risk level (CVSS 7.6)

High

7.6

Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Authentication

  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Affected Products

  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows 98se
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0