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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2003-1328
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:23:33
Published 19 Feb 2003 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2003-1328

Summary

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."

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Microsoft Ie 5.0.1

  • Microsoft Ie 5.5

  • Microsoft Ie 6.0


References

CERT-VN - VU#400577

MS - MS03-004

XF - ie-showhelp-zone-bypass(11259)

BID - 6780

CIAC - N-038

BUGTRAQ - 20030206 showHelp("file:") disables security in IE - Sandblad advisory #11


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:38:18