CVE-2000-0201

Current Description

The window.showHelp() method in Internet Explorer 5.x does not restrict HTML help files (.chm) to be executed from the local host, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via Microsoft Networking.

Basic Data

PublishedMarch 01, 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:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityHIGH
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.1
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score4.9
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegetrue
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
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftIe5.0*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftIe5.01*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Microsoft Ie 5.0, 5.01

References

NameSourceURLTags
1033http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1033BID