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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0216

Integer overflow in the Install Engine (inseng.dll) for Internet Explorer 5.01, 5.5, and 6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malicious website or HTML email with a long .CAB file name, which triggers the integer overflow when calculating a buffer length and leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2004-11-03 Last Update Date : 2018-10-12
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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 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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
IE v5.01,SP3 Install Engine Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7865 windows
IE v5.01,SP4 Install Engine Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6600 windows
IE v5.5,SP2 Install Engine Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6100 windows
IE v6.0 Install Engine Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7717 windows
IE v6.0,SP1 (Server 2003) Install Engine Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5316 windows
IE v6.0,SP1 Install Engine Buffer Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5329 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-2004-0216

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft IE 5.01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft IE 5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft IE 6 Windows Server 2003 Sp1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 3

- References For CVE-2004-0216
XF ie-ms04038-patch(17651)
XF ie-installenginectl-setciffile-bo(17620)
MS MS04-038
BUGTRAQ 20041012 Microsoft Internet Explorer Install Engine Control Buffer Overflow
BUGTRAQ 20050119 Microsoft Internet Explorer Install Engine Control Buffer Overflow (#NISR19012005a)
CERT-VN VU#637760
NTBUGTRAQ 20050119 Microsoft Internet Explorer Install Engine Control Buffer Overflow (#NISR19012005a)
CERT TA04-293A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0216

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

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