MS01-011 / MS01-036: LDAP over SSL Arbitrary User Password Modification (287397 / 299687)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 10619


A bug in Windows 2000 may allow an attacker to change the password of a third-party user.


The remote version of Windows 2000 contains a bug in its LDAP implementation that fails to validate the permissions of a user requesting to change the password of a third-party user.

An attacker may exploit this vulnerability to gain unauthorized access to the remote host.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 10619

File Name: smb_nt_ms01-011.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.48 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2001/02/21

Modified: 2017/05/26

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2001/02/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2001/02/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0502

BID: 2929

OSVDB: 515

MSFT: MS01-011, MS01-036

MSKB: 299687