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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2005-1191
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 09:21:13
Published 02 May 2005 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2005-1191

Summary

The Web View DLL (webvw.dll), as used in Windows Explorer on Windows 2000 systems, does not properly filter an apostrophe ("'") in the author name in a document, which allows attackers to execute arbitrary script via extra attributes when Web View constructs a mailto: link for the preview pane when the user selects the file.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 2000

  • Microsoft Windows 98

  • Microsoft Windows 98se

  • Microsoft Windows Me


References

BID - 13248

MISC - http://security.greymagic.com/security/advisories/gm015-ie

XF - windows-web-view-command-execution(20380)

VUPEN - ADV-2005-0509

BUGTRAQ - 20050419 File Selection May Lead to Command Execution (GM#015-IE)

MS - MS05-024


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:40:04