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CVE-2005-0055 Detail

Description

Internet Explorer 5.01, 5.5, and 6 does not properly validate buffers when handling certain DHTML methods including the createControlRange Javascript function, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code, aka the "DHTML Method Heap Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/02/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securitytracker.com/id?1013125
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/843771 Patch US Government Resource
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms05-014.mspx Patch
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA05-039A.html Patch US Government Resource
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/19137
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1005
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A2692
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A3137
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A3910
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A710

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1005
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1005
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2692
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2692
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3137
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3137
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3910
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3910
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:710
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:710

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-0055
NVD Published Date:
05/02/2005
NVD Last Modified:
05/02/2018