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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-1246

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 does not properly handle content settings in HTTP responses, which allows remote web servers to obtain sensitive information from a different (1) domain or (2) zone via a crafted response, aka "MIME Sniffing Information Disclosure Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2011-06-16 Last Update Date : 2011-07-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
MIME Sniffing Information Disclosure Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12464 windows
MS11-050: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2530548) oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:11765 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-2011-1246

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft IE 8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 1

- References For CVE-2011-1246

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms11-050
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-050 MS11-050 - Critical : Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2530548) - Version: 1.1 Severity Rating: Critical Revision Note: V1.1 (August 9, 2011): Clarified that one of the defense-in-depth changes included in this security update addresses a memory address leak issue, publicly referenced as CVE-2011-1346. This is an informational change only. Summary: This security update resolves eleven privately reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page using Internet Explorer. An attacker who successfully exploited any of these vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the local user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.Release Date:2011-08-09

- Vulnerability Conditions

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

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-1246

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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