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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000_terminal_services:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000_terminal_services:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000_terminal_services:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000_terminal_services:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000_terminal_services:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000_terminal_services:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000_terminal_services:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000_terminal_services:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_98:*:gold:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_98:*:gold:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_98se:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_98se:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o: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:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp1:server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp1:server:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp1:terminal_server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp1:terminal_server:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt: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:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp2:server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp2:server:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp2:terminal_server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp2:terminal_server:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt: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:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp3:server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp3:server:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp3:terminal_server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp3:terminal_server:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt: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:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp4:server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp4:server:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp4:terminal_server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp4:terminal_server:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt: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:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp5:server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp5:server:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp5:terminal_server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp5:terminal_server:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt: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:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6:server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6:server:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6:terminal_server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6:terminal_server:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt: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:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6a:server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6a:server:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6a:terminal_server:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6a:terminal_server:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt: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:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:gold:professional:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:gold:professional:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp1:home:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp1:home:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 7.5 (as of 30-04-2019 - 14:27)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
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 30-04-2019 - 14:27
Published 10-10-2002 - 04:00
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