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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0469

Buffer overflow in the HTML Converter (HTML32.cnv) on various Windows operating systems allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via cut-and-paste operation, as demonstrated in Internet Explorer 5.0 using a long "align" argument in an HR tag.
Publish Date : 2003-08-07 Last Update Date : 2018-10-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0469

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server R2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server 64-bit * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows 98 * Gold * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows 98se * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Me * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Nt 4.0 * Server * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Nt 4.0 * Terminal Server * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * * 64-bit * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * Gold * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2000 1
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server 2
Microsoft Windows 98 1
Microsoft Windows 98se 1
Microsoft Windows Me 1
Microsoft Windows Nt 2
Microsoft Windows Xp 2

- References For CVE-2003-0469
FULLDISC 20030625 Re: Internet Explorer >=5.0 : Buffer overflow
FULLDISC 20030701 PoC for Internet Explorer >=5.0 buffer overflow (trivial exploit for hard case).
CERT CA-2003-14
CERT-VN VU#823260
BID 8016 Microsoft Windows HTML Converter HR Align Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
MS MS03-023
BUGTRAQ 20030622 Internet Explorer >=5.0 : Buffer overflow

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0469

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