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Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2003-0503
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:34:29
Published 07 Aug 2003 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Buffer overflow in the ShellExecute API function of SHELL32.DLL in Windows 2000 before SP4 may allow attackers to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code via a long third argument.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 2000


NTBUGTRAQ - 20030703 [SNS Advisory No.65] Windows 2000 ShellExecute() API Let Applications to Cause Buffer Overflow


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:56