Nutzungskontrolle imported registry key could bypass security

nutzungskontrolle-registry-security-bypass (13589) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Nutzungskontrolle (NUKO) could allow a local attacker to bypass security and obtain sensitive information. By importing HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\DATEV and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\DATEVeG\Components\B0000046\Versions\1.0\NukoInfos registry keys, a local attacker could disable NUKO and obtain sensitive information.


Bypass Security


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Sat Nov 01 2003 - 07:29:52 CST: DATEV Nutzungskontrolle Bypassing (REG).
  • BID-8950: DATEV Nutzungskontrolle Unauthorized Access Vulnerability
  • CVE-2003-1169: DATEV Nutzungskontrolle 2.1 and 2.2 has insecure write permissions for critical registry keys, which alows local users to bypass access restrictions by importing NukoInfo values in certain DATEV keys, which disables Nutzungskontrolle.
  • OSVDB ID: 19106: DATEV Nutzungskontrolle Critical Registry Key Permission Weakness Access Restriction Bypass

Platforms Affected:

  • DATEV Nutzungskontrolle 2.1
  • DATEV Nutzungskontrolle 2.2


Nov 02, 2003

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