Vulnerability CVE-2007-6753


Published: 2012-03-28

Description:
Untrusted search path vulnerability in Shell32.dll in Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, and Windows 7, when using an environment configured with a string such as %APPDATA% or %PROGRAMFILES% in a certain way, allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL under the current working directory, as demonstrated by iTunes and Safari.

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.2/10
10/10
1.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
High
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Microsoft -> Windows 2000 
Microsoft -> Windows 7 
Microsoft -> Windows server 2008 
Microsoft -> Windows vista 
Microsoft -> Windows xp 

 References:
http://blog.acrossecurity.com/2010/10/breaking-setdlldirectory-protection.html
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/329308
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44484

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