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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-2117

Original release date: 10/21/2005
Last revised: 09/10/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Web View in Windows Explorer on Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP1 and SP2, and Server 2003 does not properly handle certain HTML characters in preview fields, which allows remote user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.1 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17223
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17172
External Source: MS
Name: MS05-049
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2005-214.pdf
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17168
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA05-284A
External Source: BID
Name: 15064
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1291
Type: Tool Signature

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1291
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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