Current Description

** DISPUTED ** Buffer overflow in the Windows NT Message Compiler (MC) 1.00.5239 on Microsoft Windows XP allows local users to gain privileges via a long MC-filename. NOTE: this issue has been disputed by a reliable third party who states that the compiler is not a privileged program, so privilege boundaries cannot be crossed.

Basic Data

PublishedJanuary 05, 2007
Last ModifiedOctober 16, 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:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityMEDIUM
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationSINGLE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score6.6
Exploitability Score2.7
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegetrue
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
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftMessage Compiler1.00.5239*******

Vulnerable Software List

Microsoft Message Compiler 1.00.5239


20070102 Windows NT Message Compiler 1.00.5239 arbitrary code execution
20070103 Re: Windows NT Message Compiler 1.00.5239 arbitrary code execution Advisory