Microsoft Windows XP allows attacker to execute programs using hotkeys without authentication

winxp-hotkey-execute-programs (7713) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

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.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Microsoft Windows XP

Reported:

Dec 17, 2001

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