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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0255

Original release date: 02/04/2010
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 SP4, 6, 6 SP1, 7, and 8 does not prevent rendering of non-HTML local files as HTML documents, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions and read arbitrary files via vectors involving JavaScript exploit code that constructs a reference to a file://127.0.0.1 URL, aka the dynamic OBJECT tag vulnerability, as demonstrated by obtaining the data from an index.dat file, a variant of CVE-2009-1140 and related to CVE-2008-1448.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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 disclosure of information

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100089747
External Source: BID
Name: 38055
External Source: BID
Name: 38056
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.coresecurity.com/content/internet-explorer-dynamic-object-tag
External Source: MS
Name: MS10-035
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7145
External Source: MISC
Name: http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?n&storyid=8152
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 62156
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA10-159B
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20100203 CORE-2009-0625: Internet Explorer Dynamic OBJECT tag and URLMON sniffing vulnerabilities
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2010/02/03/security-advisory-980088-released.aspx
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/980088.mspx
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7145
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.01:sp4
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cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp4
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* cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:7
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cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp3
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp2
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista:gold
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp1:itanium
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp2:itanium
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista:::x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp1:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:::32_bit
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:::x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:::itanium
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:::x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:::x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp2:x64
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cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp3
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp2
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:::pro_x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2:pro_x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:::x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp2:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp1:itanium
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cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp3
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2:itanium
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp1
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cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp2
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cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008::sp2:x32
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cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7:-:-:x32
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cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2::x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2::itanium
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Technical Details

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