CVE-2003-1328

Current Description

The showHelp() function in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 5.5, and 6.0 supports certain types of pluggable protocols that allow remote attackers to bypass the cross-domain security model and execute arbitrary code, aka "Improper Cross Domain Security Validation with ShowHelp functionality."

Basic Data

PublishedFebruary 19, 2003
Last ModifiedOctober 12, 2018
Assignercve@mitre.org
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:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.5
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegetrue

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftIe5.0.1*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftIe5.0.1sp1******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftIe5.0.1sp2******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftIe5.0.1sp3******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftIe5.5*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftIe5.5sp1******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftIe5.5sp2******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftIe6.0*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftIe6.0sp1******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Microsoft Ie 5.0.1, 5.5, 6.0

References

NameSourceURLTags
20030206 showHelp("file:") disables security in IE - Sandblad advisory #11http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2003-02/0083.htmlBUGTRAQ
N-038http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/n-038.shtmlCIAC
ie-showhelp-zone-bypass(11259)http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/11259.phpXFVendor Advisory
VU#400577http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/400577CERT-VNUS Government Resource
6780http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/6780BID
MS03-004https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2003/ms03-004MS
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:57https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A57OVAL