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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-1328

The showHelp() function in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 5.5, and 6.0 supports certain types of pluggable protocols that allow remote attackers to bypass the cross-domain security model and execute arbitrary code, aka "Improper Cross Domain Security Validation with ShowHelp functionality."
Publish Date : 2003-02-19 Last Update Date : 2018-10-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Improper Cross Domain Security Validation with ShowHelp Functionality oval:org.mitre.oval:def:57 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-2003-1328

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft IE 5.5 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft IE 5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft IE 5.5 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 9

- References For CVE-2003-1328

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2003/ms03-004
MS MS03-004
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2003-02/0083.html
BUGTRAQ 20030206 showHelp("file:") disables security in IE - Sandblad advisory #11
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/11259.php
XF ie-showhelp-zone-bypass(11259)
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/400577
CERT-VN VU#400577
http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/n-038.shtml
CIAC N-038
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/6780
BID 6780 Microsoft Internet Explorer ShowHelp Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-1328

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


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