MS00-052: Relative Shell Path patch (269049)

high Nessus Plugin ID 10486


A local user can elevate his privileges.


The hotfix for the 'Relative Shell Path' vulnerability has not been applied.

This vulnerability allows a malicious user who can write to the remote system root to cause the code of malicious user's choice to be executed by the users who will interactively log into this host.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT and 2000.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 10486

File Name: smb_nt_ms00-052.nasl

Version: 1.54

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 8/3/2000

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/28/2000

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/28/2000

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2000-0663

BID: 1507

MSFT: MS00-052

MSKB: 269049