Microsoft Commerce Server 2000 Office Web Components privileges management

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Microsoft Commerce Server 2000. Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality of the component Office Web Components. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privileges management vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-269. The product does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

The Office Web Components (OWC) package installer for Microsoft Commerce Server 2000 allows remote attackers to execute commands by passing the commands as input to the OWC package installer, aka "OWC Package Command Execution".

The weakness was presented 04/09/2004 by Mark Litchfield and David Litchfield with Next Generation Security Software as MS02-033 as confirmed bulletin (Technet). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2002-0622. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1068 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 11313 (Microsoft Content Management Server (MCMS) 2001 Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Web Servers and running in the context r.

Applying the patch MS02-033 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (9425) and Tenable (11313).






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Class: Privileges management
CWE: CWE-269 / CWE-266

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 11313
Nessus Name: Microsoft Content Management Server (MCMS) 2001 Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
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Patch: MS02-033


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Advisory: MS02-033
Researcher: Mark Litchfield, David Litchfield
Organization: Next Generation Security Software
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2002-0622 (🔍)
X-Force: 9425
Vulnerability Center: 3102 - [MS02-033] The Office Web Components Package Installer Allow Code Execution, High
SecurityFocus: 5111 - Microsoft Commerce Server 2000 OWC Package Installer Local Command Execution Vulnerability
OSVDB: 5170 - Microsoft Commerce Server OWC Installer Arbitrary Command Execution


Created: 07/11/2014 02:23 PM
Updated: 06/27/2021 01:02 PM
Changes: 07/11/2014 02:23 PM (71), 05/17/2019 05:41 PM (2), 06/27/2021 01:02 PM (3)
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