ID CVE-2005-2122
Summary Windows Shell for Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP1 and SP2, and Server 2003 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a shortcut (.lnk) file with long font properties that lead to a buffer overflow in the Client/Server Runtime Server Subsystem (CSRSS), a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-2118.
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 Advanced Server SP4
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:sp4:advanced_server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server SP4
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:sp4:datacenter_server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP4
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:sp4:professional
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP4
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:sp4:server
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:r2
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:r2
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:home
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:home
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:media_center
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:media_center
  • 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
  • Microsoft windows xp_sp1 media_center
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp1:media_center
  • Microsoft windows xp_sp2 tablet_pc
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:tablet_pc
CVSS
Base: 10.0 (as of 21-10-2005 - 15:28)
Impact:
Exploitability:
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE
nessus via4
NASL family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
NASL id SMB_NT_MS05-049.NASL
description The remote version of Windows contains a version of the Windows Shell that has several vulnerabilities. An attacker may exploit these vulnerabilities by : - Sending a malformed .lnk file a to user on the remote host to trigger an overflow. - Sending a malformed HTML document to a user on the remote host and have him view it in the Windows Explorer preview pane.
last seen 2019-02-21
modified 2018-11-15
plugin id 20002
published 2005-10-11
reporter Tenable
source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=20002
title MS05-049: Vulnerabilities in Windows Shell Could Allow Remote Code Execution (900725)
oval via4
  • accepted 2011-05-16T04:00:52.202-04:00
    class vulnerability
    contributors
    • name Robert L. Hollis
      organization ThreatGuard, Inc.
    • name Shane Shaffer
      organization G2, Inc.
    • name Sudhir Gandhe
      organization Telos
    • name Shane Shaffer
      organization G2, Inc.
    description Windows Shell for Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP1 and SP2, and Server 2003 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a shortcut (.lnk) file with long font properties that lead to a buffer overflow in the Client/Server Runtime Server Subsystem (CSRSS), a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-2118.
    family windows
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1329
    status accepted
    submitted 2005-10-12T12:00:00.000-04:00
    title .lnk File-Open Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (XP,SP1)
    version 67
  • accepted 2011-05-16T04:01:07.188-04:00
    class vulnerability
    contributors
    • name Robert L. Hollis
      organization ThreatGuard, Inc.
    • name John Hoyland
      organization Centennial Software
    • name Shane Shaffer
      organization G2, Inc.
    • name Sudhir Gandhe
      organization Telos
    • name Shane Shaffer
      organization G2, Inc.
    description Windows Shell for Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP1 and SP2, and Server 2003 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a shortcut (.lnk) file with long font properties that lead to a buffer overflow in the Client/Server Runtime Server Subsystem (CSRSS), a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-2118.
    family windows
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1488
    status accepted
    submitted 2005-10-12T12:00:00.000-04:00
    title .lnk File-Open Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (Windows 2000,SP4)
    version 68
  • accepted 2011-05-16T04:01:11.831-04:00
    class vulnerability
    contributors
    • name Robert L. Hollis
      organization ThreatGuard, Inc.
    • name Dragos Prisaca
      organization Gideon Technologies, Inc.
    • name Shane Shaffer
      organization G2, Inc.
    • name Sudhir Gandhe
      organization Telos
    • name Shane Shaffer
      organization G2, Inc.
    description Windows Shell for Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP1 and SP2, and Server 2003 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a shortcut (.lnk) file with long font properties that lead to a buffer overflow in the Client/Server Runtime Server Subsystem (CSRSS), a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-2118.
    family windows
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1517
    status accepted
    submitted 2005-10-12T12:00:00.000-04:00
    title .lnk File-Open Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (XP,SP2)
    version 68
  • accepted 2011-05-16T04:01:16.010-04:00
    class vulnerability
    contributors
    • name Robert L. Hollis
      organization ThreatGuard, Inc.
    • name Jonathan Baker
      organization The MITRE Corporation
    • name Shane Shaffer
      organization G2, Inc.
    • name Sudhir Gandhe
      organization Telos
    • name Shane Shaffer
      organization G2, Inc.
    description Windows Shell for Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP1 and SP2, and Server 2003 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a shortcut (.lnk) file with long font properties that lead to a buffer overflow in the Client/Server Runtime Server Subsystem (CSRSS), a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-2118.
    family windows
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1537
    status accepted
    submitted 2005-10-12T12:00:00.000-04:00
    title .lnk File-Open Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (Server 2003)
    version 68
  • accepted 2011-05-16T04:01:18.655-04:00
    class vulnerability
    contributors
    • name Robert L. Hollis
      organization ThreatGuard, Inc.
    • name Shane Shaffer
      organization G2, Inc.
    • name Sudhir Gandhe
      organization Telos
    • name Shane Shaffer
      organization G2, Inc.
    description Windows Shell for Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP1 and SP2, and Server 2003 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a shortcut (.lnk) file with long font properties that lead to a buffer overflow in the Client/Server Runtime Server Subsystem (CSRSS), a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-2118.
    family windows
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1551
    status accepted
    submitted 2005-10-12T12:00:00.000-04:00
    title .lnk File-Open Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (Server 2003,SP1)
    version 67
  • accepted 2011-05-16T04:03:22.540-04:00
    class vulnerability
    contributors
    • name Robert L. Hollis
      organization ThreatGuard, Inc.
    • name Shane Shaffer
      organization G2, Inc.
    • name Sudhir Gandhe
      organization Telos
    • name Shane Shaffer
      organization G2, Inc.
    description Windows Shell for Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP1 and SP2, and Server 2003 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a shortcut (.lnk) file with long font properties that lead to a buffer overflow in the Client/Server Runtime Server Subsystem (CSRSS), a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-2118.
    family windows
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:708
    status accepted
    submitted 2005-10-12T12:00:00.000-04:00
    title .lnk File-Open Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (64-bit XP,SP1)
    version 67
refmap via4
bid 15069
cert TA05-284A
cert-vn VU#922708
confirm http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2005-214.pdf
misc http://www.argeniss.com/research/MSBugPaper.pdf
ms MS05-049
sectrack 1015040
secunia
  • 17168
  • 17172
  • 17223
vulnwatch 20051019 [Argeniss] Story of a dumb patch (Paper advisory about CSRSS and Windows Explorer vulnerabilities)
Last major update 10-09-2008 - 15:41
Published 21-10-2005 - 14:02
Last modified 12-10-2018 - 17:37
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