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CVE-2008-2949 Detail

Current Description

Cross-domain vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 and 7 allows remote attackers to change the location property of a frame via the String data type, and use a frame from a different domain to observe domain-independent events, as demonstrated by observing onkeydown events with caballero-listener. NOTE: according to Microsoft, this is a duplicate of CVE-2008-2947, possibly a different attack vector.

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
http://sirdarckcat.blogspot.com/2008/05/browsers-ghost-busters.html
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/cc405107.aspx#EHD
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/516627 US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1941/references

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2949
NVD Published Date:
06/30/2008
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011