Current Description

The web-based folder display capability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 on Windows 98 allows local users to insert Trojan horse programs by modifying the Folder.htt file and using the InvokeVerb method in the ShellDefView ActiveX control to specify a default execute option for the first file that is listed in the folder.

Basic Data

PublishedOctober 20, 2000
Last ModifiedOctober 10, 2017
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:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score4.6
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegetrue

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows 2000********
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows 98*gold******
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows 98se********

Vulnerable Software List

Microsoft Windows 98 *
Microsoft Windows 2000 *
Microsoft Windows 98se *


1571 Advisory
20000828 IE 5.5/5.x for Win98 may execute arbitrary files that can be accessed thru Microsoft Networking. Also local Administrator compromise at least on default Windows 2000. Advisory