CVE-2000-0979

Current Description

File and Print Sharing service in Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows Me does not properly check the password for a file share, which allows remote attackers to bypass share access controls by sending a 1-byte password that matches the first character of the real password, aka the "Share Level Password" vulnerability.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 19, 2000
Last ModifiedOctober 12, 2018
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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:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score6.4
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score4.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows 95********
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows 98*gold******
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows 98se********
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Me********

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Microsoft Windows 98 *
Microsoft Windows 95 *
Microsoft Windows 98se *
Microsoft Windows Me *

References

NameSourceURLTags
20001012 NSFOCUS SA2000-05: Microsoft Windows 9x NETBIOS passwordhttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=97147777618139&w=2BUGTRAQ
1780http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1780BIDExploit PATCH Vendor Advisory
MS00-072https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2000/ms00-072MS
win9x-share-level-password(5395)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/5395XF
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:996https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A996OVAL