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Windows Utility Manager Shatter Message Vulnerability II

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2495

Utility Manager in Windows 2000 launches winhlp32.exe while Utility Manager is running with raised privileges which allows local users to gain system privileges via a "Shatter" style attack that sends a Windows message to cause Utility Manager to launch winhlp32 by directly accessing the context sensitive help and bypassing the GUI then sending another message to winhlp32 in order to open a user-selected file a different vulnerability than CVE-2003-0908.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2004-0213
Product(s):
  • Utility Manager