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Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-1999-0975
Last Modified 09 Sep 2008 08:36:34
Published 10 Dec 1999 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The Windows help system can allow a local user to execute commands as another user by editing a table of contents metafile with a .CNT extension and modifying the topic action to include the commands to be executed when the .hlp file is accessed.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 95

  • Microsoft Windows 98

  • Microsoft Windows Nt 4.0


BID - 868

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:13