CVE Database As of 12-06-2019

CVE-1999-0593

Impact by CVSS Score
  • ID: CVE-1999-0593
Summary:

The default setting for the Winlogon key entry ShutdownWithoutLogon in Windows NT allows users with physical access to shut down a Windows NT system without logging in.

Exploitability Analysis:

This is a vulnerability exploitable with only local access requires the attacker to have either physical access to the vulnerable system or a local (shell) account. Examples of locally exploitable vulnerabilities are peripheral attacks such as Firewire/USB DMA attacks, and local privilege escalations (e.g., sudo).

Exploitability Complexity:

Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. The following are examples: The affected product typically requires access to a wide range of systems and users, possibly anonymous an untrusted (e.g., Internet-facing web or mail server). The affected configuration is default or ubiquitous. The attack can be performed manually and requires little skill or additional information gathering. The 'race condition' is a lazy one (i.e., it is technically a race but easily winnable).

Authentication:

Authentication is not required to access and exploit the vulnerability.

Confidentiality Impact:

There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.

Integrity Impact:

There is no impact to the integrity of the system.

Availability Impact:

There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.

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Impact
Medium
CVSS Score
4.9
Exploitable
Locally Exploitable
Created
1999-01-01 00:00:00
Modified
2017-07-10 21:29:00
Credit
NIST NVD

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