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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2003-1041
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:21:34
Published 14 Jun 2004 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2003-1041

Summary

Internet Explorer 5.x and 6.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary programs via a modified directory traversal attack using a URL containing ".." (dot dot) sequences and a filename that ends in "::" which is treated as a .chm file even if it does not have a .chm extension. NOTE: this bug may overlap CVE-2004-0475.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Microsoft Ie 5

  • Microsoft Ie 5.5

  • Microsoft Ie 6

  • Microsoft Ie 6.0


References

CERT - TA04-196A

CERT-VN - VU#187196

XF - ie-showhelp-directory-traversal(14105)

BID - 9320

BUGTRAQ - 20031230 IE 5.x-6.0 allows executing arbitrary programs using showHelp()

MS - MS04-023


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:38:09