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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0454

Cross-zone scripting vulnerability in the Internet Explorer web control in Skype, and earlier 3.5.x and 3.6.x versions, on Windows allows user-assisted remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML in the Local Machine Zone via the Title field of a (1) Dailymotion and possibly (2) Metacafe movie in the Skype video gallery, accessible through a search within the "Add video to chat" dialog, aka "videomood XSS."
Publish Date : 2008-01-24 Last Update Date : 2008-10-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Cross Site Scripting

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Cross-zone scripting vulnerability in the Internet Explorer web control oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26510 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-0454

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft IE Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Skype Technologies Skype 3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Skype Technologies Skype 3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Skype Technologies Skype Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 1
Skype Technologies Skype 3

- References For CVE-2008-0454
VUPEN ADV-2008-0194
BUGTRAQ 20080117 RE: Skype videomood XSS
XF skype-addvideotochat-code-execution(39754)
CERT-VN VU#248184
FULLDISC 20080117 Skype videomood XSS
BID 27338 Skype Web Content Zone Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2008-02-13

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0454

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