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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2947

Original release date: 06/30/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Cross-domain vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 SP4, 6, and 7 allows remote attackers to access restricted information from other domains via JavaScript that uses the Object data type for the value of a (1) location or (2) location.href property, related to incorrect determination of the origin of web script, aka "Window Location Property Cross-Domain Vulnerability." NOTE: according to Microsoft, CVE-2008-2948 and CVE-2008-2949 are duplicates of this issue, probably different attack vectors.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
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: MISC
Name: http://blogs.zdnet.com/security/?p=1348
External Source: MS
Name: MS08-058
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30857
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2809
External Source: XF
Name: win-ms08kb956390-update(45565)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020382
External Source: XF
Name: ie-location-locationhref-security-bypass(43366)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1940
External Source: BID
Name: 29960
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT080143
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-288A
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02379
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#923508
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.ph4nt0m.org-a.googlepages.com/PSTZine_0x02_0x04.txt
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5901

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5901
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp::pro
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp:sp2:home
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp:sp3:home
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows-nt:xp:sp3:pro
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000:::adv_srv
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000:::datacenter_srv
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000:::pro
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000:::srv
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::gold:adv_srv
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::gold:datacenter_srv
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::gold:pro
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::gold:srv
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp1:adv_srv
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp1:datacenter_srv
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp1:pro
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp1:srv
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp2:adv_srv
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp2:datacenter_srv
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp2:pro
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp2:srv
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:::datacenter
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:::enterprise
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:::std
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:::wed
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::gold:datacenter
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::gold:enterprise
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::gold:std
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::gold:wed
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:::home
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:::pro
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::gold
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::gold:pro
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp1:home
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp1:pro
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2:pro
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* cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6.0
* cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6.0:sp1
* cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6.0:sp2
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