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CVE-2010-1489 Detail

Description

The XSS Filter in Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 does not properly perform neutering for the SCRIPT tag, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks against web sites that have no inherent XSS vulnerabilities, a different issue than CVE-2009-4074.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/20/2010

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2010/04/19/guidance-on-internet-explorer-xss-filter.aspx
http://p42.us/ie8xss/ Exploit
http://p42.us/ie8xss/Abusing_IE8s_XSS_Filters.pdf Exploit
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A12638

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12638
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12638

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-1489
NVD Published Date:
04/20/2010
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017