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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0526

Original release date: 02/02/2006
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The default configuration of the America Online (AOL) client software allows all users to modify a certain registry value that specifies a DLL file name, which might allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse program.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
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: CERT-VN
Name: VU#953860
External Source: XF
Name: aol-insecure-default-permissions(24498)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060131 Windows Access Control Demystified
External Source: BID
Name: 16453
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.cs.princeton.edu/~sudhakar/papers/winval.pdf

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