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CVE-2015-0072 Detail

Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 through 11 allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy and inject arbitrary web script or HTML via vectors involving an IFRAME element that triggers a redirect, a second IFRAME element that does not trigger a redirect, and an eval of a WindowProxy object, aka "Universal XSS (UXSS)."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/11/2015

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://community.websense.com/blogs/securitylabs/archive/2015/02/05/another-day-another-zero-day-internet-explorer-s-turn-cve-2015-0072.aspx
http://innerht.ml/blog/ie-uxss.html Exploit
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/130308/Microsoft-Internet-Explorer-Universal-XSS-Proof-Of-Concept.html Exploit
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2015/Feb/0
http://www.pcworld.com/article/2879372/dangerous-ie-vulnerability-opens-door-to-powerful-phishing-attacks.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/534662/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72489
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031888
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2015/ms15-018
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/100606
https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2015/02/04/internet-explorer-has-a-cross-site-scripting-zero-day-bug/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-0072
NVD Published Date:
02/07/2015
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018