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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-2122

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 attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a shortcut (.lnk) file with long font properties that lead to a buffer overflow in the Client/Server Runtime Server Subsystem (CSRSS), a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-2118.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 15069
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17172
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2005-214.pdf
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:708
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015040
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA05-284A
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1488
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1537
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17223
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1551
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.argeniss.com/research/MSBugPaper.pdf
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1329
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1517
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#922708
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17168
Type: Advisory
External Source: MS
Name: MS05-049
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1329
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1488
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1517
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1537
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1551
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:708
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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