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Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2006-0488
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:59:24
Published 31 Jan 2006 09:02:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The VDM (Virtual DOS Machine) emulation environment for MS-DOS applications in Windows 2000, Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 allows local users to read the first megabyte of memory and possibly obtain sensitive information, as demonstrated by dumper.asm.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 2000

  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server R2

  • Microsoft Windows Xp


BUGTRAQ - 20060124 Windows mem leakage

XF - windows-vdm-obtain-information(24471)

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:41:40