CVE-2001-0006

Current Description

The Winsock2ProtocolCatalogMutex mutex in Windows NT 4.0 has inappropriate Everyone/Full Control permissions, which allows local users to modify the permissions to "No Access" and disable Winsock network connectivity to cause a denial of service, aka the "Winsock Mutex" vulnerability.

Basic Data

PublishedFebruary 12, 2001
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:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score2.1
SeverityLOW
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score2.9
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 Nt4.0*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Microsoft Windows Nt 4.0

References

NameSourceURLTags
20010126 ntsecurity.nu advisory: Winsock Mutex Vulnerability in Windows NT 4.0 SP6 and belowhttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=98075221915234&w=2BUGTRAQ
MS01-003https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2001/ms01-003MS
winnt-mutex-dos(6006)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/6006XF