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Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-2002-0443
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:28:02
Published 26 Jul 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Microsoft Windows 2000 allows local users to bypass the policy that prohibits reusing old passwords by changing the current password before it expires, which does not enable the check for previous passwords.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 2000


BID - 4256

XF - win2k-password-bypass-policy(8402)

BUGTRAQ - 20020307 Windows 2000 password policy bypass possibility

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:36:54