CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2001-1238

Published: Jul 16, 2001 | Modified: Apr 30, 2019
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

Task Manager in Windows 2000 does not allow local users to end processes with uppercase letters named (1) winlogon.exe, (2) csrss.exe, (3) smss.exe and (4) services.exe via the Process tab which could allow local users to install Trojan horses that cannot be stopped with the Task Manager.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Windows_2000 Microsoft * *
Windows_2000 Microsoft * *
Windows_2000 Microsoft * *
Windows_2000_terminal_services Microsoft * *
Windows_2000_terminal_services Microsoft * *
Windows_2000_terminal_services Microsoft * *

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