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Vulnerability Score 3.6 3.6
CVE Id CVE-2000-0487
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:04:48
Published 01 Jun 2000 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The Protected Store in Windows 2000 does not properly select the strongest encryption when available, which causes it to use a default of 40-bit encryption instead of 56-bit DES encryption, aka the "Protected Store Key Length" vulnerability.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 2000


BID - 1295

MS - MS00-032

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:44