OFF2000: Office Programs Can Browse Restricted Drives (302753)

High Nessus Plugin ID 17212


The remote host is vulnerable to an inforamtion disclosure attack.


The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Office that contains a security flaw that could allow a user to browse restricted drives.

An attacker could exploit this flaw to gain access to files he would otherwise not have access to.


Contact Microsoft for the relevant hotfix.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 17212

File Name: smb_Q302753.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.19 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2005/02/24

Modified: 2015/01/12

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.7

Temporal Score: 9.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/02/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0545

BID: 12641

OSVDB: 14182