Current Description

Help and Support Center in Microsoft Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 SP1 does not properly validate HCP URLs, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code, as demonstrated using certain hcp:// URLs that access the DVD Upgrade capability (dvdupgrd.htm).

Basic Data

PublishedJune 14, 2004
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:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityHIGH
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.1
Exploitability Score4.9
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 2003 Serverenterprise*64-bit*****
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows 2003 Serverenterprise_64-bit*******
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows 2003 Serverr2*******
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows 2003 Serverr2*64-bit*****
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows 2003 Serverr2*datacenter_64-bit*****
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows 2003 Serverstandard*64-bit*****
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows 2003 Serverweb*******
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Xp**64-bit*****
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Xp**home*****
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Xp*gold******
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Xp*goldprofessional*****
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Xp*sp164-bit*****
    2.3OSMicrosoftWindows Xp*sp1home*****

Vulnerable Software List

Microsoft Windows Xp *
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server enterprise, enterprise_64-bit, r2, standard, web


20040512 MS04-015 - Windows Help Center - Dvdupgrade
20040512 MS04-015 - Windows Help Center - Dvdupgrade
VU#484814 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
10321 PATCH Vendor Advisory