Microsoft Windows XP allows attacker to execute programs using hotkeys without authentication
|winxp-hotkey-execute-programs (7713)||Low Risk|
Microsoft Windows XP allows a local attacker to execute programs using hotkeys even when the system is locked. Only programs with a hotkey combination configured can be executed.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Mon Dec 17 2001 - 13:24:33 CST: Hot keys permissions bypass under XP.
- BID-3703: Microsoft Windows XP Unauthorized Hotkey Program Execution Vulnerability
- CVE-2001-1200: Microsoft Windows XP allows local users to bypass a locked screen and run certain programs that are associated with Hot Keys.
- OSVDB ID: 13440: Microsoft Windows XP Hot Keys Screen Lock Bypass
- Microsoft Windows XP
Dec 17, 2001
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