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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-1858

Original release date: 06/12/2012
Last revised: 03/06/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The toStaticHTML API (aka the SafeHTML component) in Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 and 9, Communicator 2007 R2, and Lync 2010 and 2010 Attendee does not properly handle event attributes and script, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a crafted HTML document, aka "HTML Sanitization Vulnerability."

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: MS
Name: MS12-050
External Source: MS
Name: MS12-039
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MS
Name: MS12-037
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15530
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA12-192A
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA12-164A

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ AND
+ OR
* cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:9
+ OR
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp2
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp2
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp2:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008::sp2:x86
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7:-:-:x86
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7:::x86
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1:x86
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7::sp1:x86
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7:-:-:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7:::x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7::sp1:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2::x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:x64
+ Configuration 2
+ OR
* cpe:/a:microsoft:lync:2010::x86
* cpe:/a:microsoft:lync:2010::x64
* cpe:/a:microsoft:lync:2010::attendee
* cpe:/a:microsoft:office_communicator:2007:r2
+ Configuration 3
+ AND
+ OR
* cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:8
+ OR
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp3
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp2:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp2
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp2:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008::sp2:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7:-:-:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008::r2:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008::r2:itanium
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:itanium
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008::sp2:x86
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7:-:-:x86
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7:::x86
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1:x86

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)