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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-0096

Original release date: 01/31/2011
Last revised: 10/04/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The MHTML protocol handler in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP1 and SP2, Windows Server 2008 Gold, SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 Gold and SP1 does not properly handle a MIME format in a request for content blocks in a document, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a crafted web site that is visited in Internet Explorer, aka "MHTML Mime-Formatted Request 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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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA11-102A
External Source: MS
Name: MS11-026
External Source: BID
Name: 46055
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://blogs.technet.com/b/srd/archive/2011/01/28/more-information-about-the-mhtml-script-injection-vulnerability.aspx
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://blogs.technet.com/b/msrc/archive/2011/01/28/microsoft-releases-security-advisory-2501696.aspx
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1025003
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#326549
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/2501696.mspx
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43093
Type: Advisory
External Source: EXPLOIT-DB
Name: 16071
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.80vul.com/webzine_0x05/0x05%20IE%E4%B8%8BMHTML%E5%8D%8F%E8%AE%AE%E5%B8%A6%E6%9D%A5%E7%9A%84%E8%B7%A8%E5%9F%9F%E5%8D%B1%E5%AE%B3.html
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0242
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6956
External Source: XF
Name: ms-win-mhtml-info-disclosure(65000)
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 70693

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6956
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

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