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Vulnerability Details : CVE-1999-1400

The Economist screen saver 1999 with the "Password Protected" option enabled allows users with physical access to the machine to bypass the screen saver and read files by running Internet Explorer while the screen is still locked.
Publish Date : 1999-06-03 Last Update Date : 2016-10-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-1999-1400

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application The Economist The Economist 1999 Screen Saver * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
The Economist The Economist 1999 Screen Saver 1

- References For CVE-1999-1400

http://archives.indenial.com/hypermail/ntbugtraq/1999/June1999/0007.html
NTBUGTRAQ 19990603 Huge Exploit in NT 4.0 SP5 Screensaver with Password Protection Enabled
http://archives.indenial.com/hypermail/ntbugtraq/1999/June1999/0009.html
NTBUGTRAQ 19990603 Re: Huge Exploit in NT 4.0 SP5 Screensaver with Password Protecti on Enabled.
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/466
BID 466 Economist Screen Saver Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
http://marc.info/?l=ntbugtraq&m=92851653600852&w=2
NTBUGTRAQ 19990604 Official response from The Economist re: 1999 Screen Saver

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-1999-1400

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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