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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2003-0815

Original release date: 02/03/2004
Last revised: 09/10/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Internet Explorer 6 SP1 and earlier allows remote attackers to bypass zone restrictions and read arbitrary files by (1) modifying the createTextRange method and using CreateLink, as demonstrated using LinkillerSaveRef, LinkillerJPU, and Linkiller, or (2) modifying the createRange method and using the FIND dialog to select text, as demonstrated using Findeath, aka the "Function Pointer Override Cross Domain" vulnerability.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:357
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:359
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030910 MSIE->LinkillerSaveRef:another caller-based authorization
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030911 LiuDieYu's missing files are here.
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:353
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 10192
External Source: XF
Name: ie-pointer-zone-bypass(13676)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030910 MSIE->Findeath: break caller-based authorization
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.safecenter.net/UMBRELLAWEBV4/LinkillerJPU/LinkillerJPU-Content.HTM
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 7888
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.safecenter.net/UMBRELLAWEBV4/Linkiller/Linkiller-Content.HTM
External Source: MS
Name: MS03-048
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:472
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1007687
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:351
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030910 MSIE->LinkillerJPU:another caller-based authorization(is broken).
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.safecenter.net/UMBRELLAWEBV4/LinkillerSaveRef/LinkillerSaveRef-Content.HTM
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:356
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 7889
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:352
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: BID
Name: 9014
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CIAC
Name: O-021

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:351
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:352
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:353
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:356
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:357
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:359
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:472
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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