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Korean IME Privilege Elevation Vulnerability in Office 2003 and Accessories

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:727

The ShellAbout API call in Korean Input Method Editor (IME) in Korean versions of Microsoft Windows XP SP1 and SP2 Windows Server 2003 up to SP1 and Office 2003 allows local users to gain privileges by launching the "shell about dialog box" and clicking the "End-User License Agreement" link which executes Notepad with the privileges of the program that displays the about box.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-0008
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