Current Description

The screen saver in Windows NT does not verify that its security context has been changed properly, allowing attackers to run programs with elevated privileges.

Basic Data

PublishedMarch 12, 1999
Last ModifiedOctober 12, 2018
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.2
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegetrue
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Nt3.5.1sp1******
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Nt3.5.1sp2******
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Nt3.5.1sp3******
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Nt3.5.1sp4******
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Nt3.5.1sp5******
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Nt4.0*******
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Nt4.0sp1******
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Nt4.0sp2******
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Nt4.0sp3******
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Nt4.0sp4******

Vulnerable Software List

Microsoft Windows Nt 3.5.1, 4.0