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Microsoft Share Level Password Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:996

File and Print Sharing service in Windows 95 Windows 98 and Windows Me does not properly check the password for a file share which allows remote attackers to bypass share access controls by sending a 1-byte password that matches the first character of the real password aka the "Share Level Password" vulnerability.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 98
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2000-0979
Product(s):
  • File and Print Sharing