ID CVE-2002-0694
Summary The HTML Help facility in Microsoft Windows 98, 98 Second Edition, Millennium Edition, NT 4.0, NT 4.0 Terminal Server Edition, Windows 2000, and Windows XP uses the Local Computer Security Zone when opening .chm files from the Temporary Internet Files folder, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via HTML mail that references or inserts a malicious .chm file containing shortcuts that can be executed, aka "Code Execution via Compiled HTML Help File."
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 2011-05-16T04:02:56.526-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Christine Walzer
    organization The MITRE Corporation
  • name Christine Walzer
    organization The MITRE Corporation
  • name Shane Shaffer
    organization G2, Inc.
  • name Sudhir Gandhe
    organization Telos
  • name Shane Shaffer
    organization G2, Inc.
description The HTML Help facility in Microsoft Windows 98, 98 Second Edition, Millennium Edition, NT 4.0, NT 4.0 Terminal Server Edition, Windows 2000, and Windows XP uses the Local Computer Security Zone when opening .chm files from the Temporary Internet Files folder, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via HTML mail that references or inserts a malicious .chm file containing shortcuts that can be executed, aka "Code Execution via Compiled HTML Help File."
family windows
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:403
status accepted
submitted 2003-09-30T12:00:00.000-04:00
title Code Execution via Compiled HTML Help File
version 69
refmap via4
ms MS02-055
xf win-chm-code-execution(10254)
Last major update 30-04-2019 - 14:27
Published 10-10-2002 - 04:00
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