Microsoft Windows NT Server with IIS 4.0 could allow users to bypass "User cannot change password" security policy
|winnt-pw-policy-bypass (8388)||Low Risk|
Microsoft Windows used with Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) could allow a remote attacker to bypass the "User cannot change password" security policy. A remote attacker could send a URL request for specific .htr files in the /iisadmpwd directory that could be used to change the user's password.
No remedy available as of February 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Wed Mar 06 2002 - 03:07:05 CST: NT user (who is locked changing his/her password by administrator ) can bypass the security policy and Change the password..
- BID-4236: Microsoft Windows NT Security Policy Bypass Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0421: IIS 4.0 allows local users to bypass the User cannot change password policy for Windows NT by directly calling .htr password changing programs in the /iisadmpwd directory, including (1) aexp2.htr, (2) aexp2b.htr, (3) aexp3.htr , or (4) aexp4.htr.
- OSVDB ID: 13427: Microsoft IIS aexp2.htr Password Policy Bypass
- OSVDB ID: 13428: Microsoft IIS aexp2b.htr Password Policy Bypass
- OSVDB ID: 13429: Microsoft IIS aexp3.htr Password Policy Bypass
- OSVDB ID: 13430: Microsoft IIS aexp4.htr Password Policy Bypass
- Microsoft Internet Information Server 4.0
- Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
Mar 06, 2002
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