CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2001-0006

Published: Feb 12, 2001 | Modified: Oct 12, 2018
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
2.1 LOW
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

The Winsock2ProtocolCatalogMutex mutex in Windows NT 4.0 has inappropriate Everyone/Full Control permissions, which allows local users to modify the permissions to No Access and disable Winsock network connectivity to cause a denial of service, aka the Winsock Mutex vulnerability.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Windows_nt Microsoft 4.0 4.0

References