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Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2003-1246
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:36:25
Published 31 Dec 2003 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



NtCreateSymbolicLinkObject in ntdll.dll in Integrity Protection Driver (IPD) 1.2 and 1.3 allows local users to create and overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on \winnt\system32\drivers using the subst command.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Pedestal Software Integrity Protection Driver 1.2

  • Pedestal Software Integrity Protection Driver 1.3


BID - 6511

XF - ipd-ntcreatesymboliclinkobject-subs-symlink(10979)

BUGTRAQ - 20030103 Another way to bypass Integrity Protection Driver ('subst' vuln)

BUGTRAQ - 20030103 Pedestal Software Security Notice

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:38:17