Current Description

NtCreateSymbolicLinkObject in ntdll.dll in Integrity Protection Driver (IPD) 1.2 and 1.3 allows local users to create and overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on winntsystem32drivers using the subst command.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 31, 2003
Last ModifiedSeptember 05, 2008
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:P/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score2.1
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
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
    2.3ApplicationPedestal SoftwareIntegrity Protection Driver1.2*******
    2.3ApplicationPedestal SoftwareIntegrity Protection Driver1.3*******

Vulnerable Software List

Pedestal Software Integrity Protection Driver 1.2, 1.3


20030103 Pedestal Software Security Notice Vendor Advisory
20030103 Another way to bypass Integrity Protection Driver ('subst' vuln) Vendor Advisory