The RPC DCOM interface in Windows 2000 SP3 and SP4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash), and local attackers to use the DoS to hijack the epmapper pipe to gain privileges, via certain messages to the __RemoteGetClassObject interface that cause a NULL pointer to be passed to the PerformScmStage function.
Publish Date : 2003-08-27 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
(There is considerable informational disclosure.)
(Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
(There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
(Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
(Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Denial Of ServiceGain privileges
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