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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0023

Original release date: 02/07/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Microsoft Windows XP SP1 and SP2 before August 2004, and possibly other operating systems and versions, uses insecure default ACLs that allow the Authenticated Users group to gain privileges by modifying critical configuration information for the (1) Simple Service Discovery Protocol (SSDP), (2) Universal Plug and Play Device Host (UPnP), (3) NetBT, (4) SCardSvr, (5) DHCP, and (6) DnsCache services, aka "Permissive Windows Services DACLs." NOTE: the NetBT, SCardSvr, DHCP, DnsCache already require privileged access to exploit.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/AU:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.1
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.cs.princeton.edu/~sudhakar/papers/winval.pdf
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060131 Windows Access Control Demystified
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19238
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0417
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#953860
Type: Advisory
External Source: MS
Name: MS06-011
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18756
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015595
External Source: XF
Name: win-auth-users-insecure-permissions(24463)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015765
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www130.nortelnetworks.com/cgi-bin/eserv/cs/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&DocumentOID=391523&RenditionID=
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/914457.mspx
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1671
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-069.htm
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1696
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19313
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1671
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1696
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)