Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-052
Patch Available for 'Relative Shell Path' Vulnerability
Originally posted: July 28, 2000
Microsoft has released a patch that eliminates a security vulnerability in Microsoft® Windows NT® 4.0 and Windows® 2000. Under certain conditions, the vulnerability could enable a malicious user to cause code of his choice to run when another user subsequently logged onto the same machine.
- Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation
- Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server
- Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server, Enterprise Edition
- Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server, Terminal Server Edition
- Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
- Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
- Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
Vulnerability Identifier: CVE-2000-0663
Support: This is a fully supported patch. Information on contacting Microsoft Product Support Services is available at http://support.microsoft.com/contactussupport/?ws=support .
Security Resources: The Microsoft TechNet Security Web Site provides additional information about security in Microsoft products.
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- July 28, 2000: Bulletin Created.