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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0574

The Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) component of Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Windows 2000 Server, Windows Server 2003, Exchange 2000 Server, and Exchange Server 2003 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via XPAT patterns, possibly related to improper length validation and an "unchecked buffer," leading to off-by-one and heap-based buffer overflows.
Publish Date : 2004-11-03 Last Update Date : 2020-04-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
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 Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 787

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Network News Transfer Protocol Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:246 windows
Vulnerability in NNTP Could Allow Remote Code Execution oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5021 windows
Windows 2000 NNTP Component Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5926 windows
Windows NT NNTP Component Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5070 windows
Windows Server 2003 NNTP Component Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4392 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-0574

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Exchange Server 2000 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 - - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Nt 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Exchange Server 2
Microsoft Windows 2000 1
Microsoft Windows Nt 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 1

- References For CVE-2004-0574
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5926
XF win-nntp-bo(17641)
XF win-ms04036-patch(17661)
BUGTRAQ 20041012 CORE-2004-0802: IIS NNTP Service XPAT Command Vulnerabilities
CERT-VN VU#203126
CIAC P-012
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5070
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5021
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4392
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:246
MS MS04-036

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0574

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

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