CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2000-0663

Published: Jul 25, 2000 | Modified: Oct 12, 2018
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
4.6 MEDIUM
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

The registry entry for the Windows Shell executable (Explorer.exe) in Windows NT and Windows 2000 uses a relative path name, which allows local users to execute arbitrary commands by inserting a Trojan Horse named Explorer.exe into the %Systemdrive% directory, aka the Relative Shell Path vulnerability.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Windows_2000 Microsoft * *
Windows_nt Microsoft 4.0 4.0

References