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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-2118

Original release date: 10/21/2005
Last revised: 09/10/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Windows Shell for Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP1 and SP2, and Server 2003 allows remote user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a crafted shortcut (.lnk) file with long font properties that lead to a buffer overflow when the user views the file's properties using Windows Explorer, a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-2122.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.1 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1192
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA05-284A
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015040
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17223
Type: Advisory
External Source: MS
Name: MS05-049
Type: Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1116
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.argeniss.com/research/MSBugPaper.pdf
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2005-214.pdf
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17168
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17172
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 15070

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1116
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1192
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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