ID CVE-2002-0693
Summary Buffer overflow in the HTML Help ActiveX Control (hhctrl.ocx) in Microsoft Windows 98, 98 Second Edition, Millennium Edition, NT 4.0, NT 4.0 Terminal Server Edition, Windows 2000, and Windows XP allows remote attackers to execute code via (1) a long parameter to the Alink function, or (2) script containing a long argument to the showHelp function.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:advanced_server
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:advanced_server
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:datacenter_server
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:datacenter_server
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:professional
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:professional
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:server
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP1
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:sp1:advanced_server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server SP1
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:sp1:datacenter_server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP1
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:sp1:professional
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP1
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:sp1:server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP2
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:sp2:advanced_server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server SP2
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:sp2:datacenter_server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP2
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:sp2:professional
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP2
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:sp2:server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP3
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:sp3:advanced_server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server SP3
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:sp3:datacenter_server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP3
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:sp3:professional
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP3
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:sp3:server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Terminal Services
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000_terminal_services
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Terminal Services Service Pack 1
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000_terminal_services:-:sp1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Terminal Services Service Pack 2
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000_terminal_services:-:sp2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Terminal Services Service Pack 3
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000_terminal_services:-:sp3
  • Microsoft windows 98_gold
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_98:-:gold
  • Microsoft windows 98_se
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_98se
  • Microsoft Windows ME
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_me
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:-:enterprise_server
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:-:enterprise_server
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:-:server
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:-:server
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:-:terminal_server
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:-:terminal_server
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:-:workstation
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:-:workstation
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp1:enterprise_server
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp1:enterprise_server
  • Microsoft Windows 4.0 sp1 server
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp1:server
  • Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server 4.0 SP1
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp1:terminal_server
  • Microsoft Windows 4.0 sp1 workstation
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp1:workstation
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp2:enterprise_server
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp2:enterprise_server
  • Microsoft Windows 4.0 sp2 server
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp2:server
  • Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server 4.0 SP2
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp2:terminal_server
  • Microsoft Windows 4.0 sp2 workstation
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp2:workstation
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp3:enterprise_server
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp3:enterprise_server
  • Microsoft Windows 4.0 sp3 server
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp3:server
  • Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server 4.0 SP3
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp3:terminal_server
  • Microsoft Windows 4.0 sp3 workstation
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp3:workstation
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp4:enterprise_server
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp4:enterprise_server
  • Microsoft Windows 4.0 sp4 server
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp4:server
  • Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server 4.0 SP4
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp4:terminal_server
  • Microsoft Windows 4.0 sp4 workstation
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp4:workstation
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp5:enterprise_server
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp5:enterprise_server
  • Microsoft Windows 4.0 sp5 server
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp5:server
  • Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server 4.0 SP5
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp5:terminal_server
  • Microsoft Windows 4.0 sp5 workstation
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp5:workstation
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6:enterprise_server
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6:enterprise_server
  • Microsoft Windows 4.0 sp6 server
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6:server
  • Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server 4.0 SP6
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6:terminal_server
  • Microsoft Windows 4.0 sp6 workstation
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6:workstation
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6a:enterprise_server
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6a:enterprise_server
  • Microsoft Windows 4.0 sp6a server
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6a:server
  • Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server 4.0 SP6a
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6a:terminal_server
  • Microsoft Windows 4.0 sp6a workstation
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6a:workstation
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:home
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:home
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional Gold
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:gold:professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 Home Edition
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp1:home
CVSS
Base: 7.5 (as of 01-01-2004 - 00:00)
Impact:
Exploitability:
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL
exploit-db via4
description MS Windows XP/2000/NT 4 Help Facility ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow. CVE-2002-0693. Remote exploit for windows platform
id EDB-ID:21902
last seen 2016-02-02
modified 2002-10-07
published 2002-10-07
reporter ipxodi
source https://www.exploit-db.com/download/21902/
title Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/NT 4 - Help Facility ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow
nessus via4
NASL family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
NASL id SMB_NT_MS02-055.NASL
description The remote host contains a version of the HTML Helpfacility ActiveX control module that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host by constructing a malicious web page and enticing a victim to visit it.
last seen 2019-02-21
modified 2018-11-15
plugin id 11147
published 2002-10-24
reporter Tenable
source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=11147
title MS02-055: Unchecked Buffer in Windows Help Facility Could Enable Code Execution (323255)
oval via4
accepted 2011-05-16T04:02:52.166-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Christine Walzer
    organization The MITRE Corporation
  • name Andrew Buttner
    organization The MITRE Corporation
  • name Matthew Wojcik
    organization The MITRE Corporation
  • name Anna Min
    organization BigFix, Inc
  • name Sudhir Gandhe
    organization Telos
  • name Shane Shaffer
    organization G2, Inc.
description Buffer overflow in the HTML Help ActiveX Control (hhctrl.ocx) in Microsoft Windows 98, 98 Second Edition, Millennium Edition, NT 4.0, NT 4.0 Terminal Server Edition, Windows 2000, and Windows XP allows remote attackers to execute code via (1) a long parameter to the Alink function, or (2) script containing a long argument to the showHelp function.
family windows
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:374
status accepted
submitted 2003-09-18T12:00:00.000-04:00
title HTML Help ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow
version 68
refmap via4
bid 5874
bugtraq
  • 20021003 Buffer Overflow in IE/Outlook HTML Help
  • 20021009 Thor Larholm security advisory TL#004
  • 20021010 prover of concept code of windows help overflow
ms MS02-055
xf win-html-help-bo(10253)
Last major update 17-10-2016 - 22:21
Published 10-10-2002 - 00:00
Last modified 12-10-2018 - 17:31
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