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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-1544

Unrestricted critical resource lock in Terminal Services for Windows 2000 before SP4 and Windows XP allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (reboot) by obtaining a read lock on msgina.dll, which prevents msgina.dll from being loaded.
Publish Date : 2003-12-31 Last Update Date : 2017-08-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication ???
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2003-1544

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * SP3 SRV * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * SP3 Adv Srv * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2000 2

- References For CVE-2003-1544
BUGTRAQ 20030123 DoS attack on Windows 2000 Terminal Server
XF win2k-terminal-msgina-dos(11141)
BID 6672 Microsoft Windows MSGINA.DLL Read-Lock Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2003-01-23
SECTRACK 1005986
XF win2k-terminal-msgina-permissions(11816)
Microsoft KB Article 815225
BUGTRAQ 20030124 RE: DoS attack on Windows 2000 Terminal Server

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-1544

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