CVE-2004-0475

Current Description

The showHelp function in Internet Explorer 6 on Windows XP Pro allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary local .CHM files via a double backward slash ("\") before the target CHM file, as demonstrated using an "ms-its" URL to ntshared.chm. NOTE: this bug may overlap CVE-2003-1041.

Referenced by CVEs:CVE-2003-1041

Basic Data

PublishedJuly 07, 2004
Last ModifiedJuly 11, 2017
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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 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
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftIe6.0sp1******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Microsoft Ie 6.0

References

NameSourceURLTags
20040513 Showhelp() local CHM file executionhttp://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/363202BUGTRAQExploit Vendor Advisory
10348http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10348BIDExploit Vendor Advisory
ie-showhelp-chm-execution(16147)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/16147XF