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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-4089

Original release date: 12/08/2005
Last revised: 09/27/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Microsoft Internet Explorer allows remote attackers to bypass cross-domain security restrictions and obtain sensitive information by using the @import directive to download files from other domains that are not valid Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) files, as demonstrated using Google Desktop, aka "CSSXSS" and "CSS Cross-Domain Information Disclosure Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.1 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.hacker.co.il/security/ie/css_import.html
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016291
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1985
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1800
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1914
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2005-2804
Type: Advisory
External Source: MS
Name: MS06-021
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17564
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1556
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2319
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 15660
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1977
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1838
Type: Tool Signature

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1556
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1800
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1838
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1914
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1977
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1985
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)