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CVE-2011-1246 Detail

Description

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 does not properly handle content settings in HTTP responses, which allows remote web servers to obtain sensitive information from a different (1) domain or (2) zone via a crafted response, aka "MIME Sniffing Information Disclosure Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/16/2011

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2011/ms11-050
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A12464

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12464
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12464

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:*:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x32:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:r2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:r2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x32:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1246
NVD Published Date:
06/16/2011
NVD Last Modified:
02/26/2019