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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0239

Original release date: 06/10/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Windows Search 4.0 for Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3 and Server 2003 SP2 allows user-assisted remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted file that appears in a preview in a search result, aka "Script Execution in Windows Search Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
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 modification

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022353
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5428
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35366
External Source: MS
Name: MS09-023
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-160A
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1542
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 54935

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5428
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)