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CVE-2008-2947 Detail

Current Description

Cross-domain vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 SP4, 6, and 7 allows remote attackers to access restricted information from other domains via JavaScript that uses the Object data type for the value of a (1) location or (2) location.href property, related to incorrect determination of the origin of web script, aka "Window Location Property Cross-Domain Vulnerability." NOTE: according to Microsoft, CVE-2008-2948 and CVE-2008-2949 are duplicates of this issue, probably different attack vectors.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.zdnet.com/security/?p=1348 Press/Media Coverage
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=122479227205998&w=2 Mailing List
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/923508 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.ph4nt0m.org-a.googlepages.com/PSTZine_0x02_0x04.txt Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29960 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020382 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-288A.html Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1940/references Broken Link
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2809 Broken Link
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2008/ms08-058
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43366
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45565
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5901

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:5.01:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2947
NVD Published Date:
06/30/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018