CVE-2000-0160

Current Description

The Microsoft Active Setup ActiveX component in Internet Explorer 4.x and 5.x allows a remote attacker to install software components without prompting the user by stating that the software's manufacturer is Microsoft.

Basic Data

PublishedFebruary 21, 2000
Last ModifiedSeptember 10, 2008
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityHIGH
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.6
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score4.9
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegetrue
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftIe4.x*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftIe5*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftOutlook********

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Microsoft Outlook *
Microsoft Ie 4.x, 5

References

NameSourceURLTags
20000221 Microsoft signed software can be install software without prompting usershttp://www.securityfocus.com/templates/archive.pike?list=1&date=2000-02-15&msg=20000221103938.T21312BUGTRAQ