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MS Windows RPC DCOM DoS-based Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:494

The RPC DCOM interface in Windows 2000 SP3 and SP4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and local attackers to use the DoS to hijack the epmapper pipe to gain privileges via certain messages to the __RemoteGetClassObject interface that cause a NULL pointer to be passed to the PerformScmStage function.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2003-0605
Product(s):
  • Remote Procedure Call (RPC)