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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0053

Internet Explorer 5.01, 5.5, and 6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via drag and drop events, aka the "Drag-and-Drop Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2005-05-02 Last Update Date : 2019-04-30
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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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
IE5.01,SP3 Drag-and-Drop Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3006 windows
IE5.01,SP4 Drag-and-Drop Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4864 windows
IE6 for Server 2003 Drag-and-Drop Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1334 windows
Server 2003/64-bit XP Drag-and-Drop Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4726 windows
Windows 2000 Drag-and-Drop Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2046 windows
Windows XP,SP2 IE6.0 Drag-and-Drop Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2953 windows
WinXP,SP2 Drag-and-Drop Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1015 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-2005-0053

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 SP4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 SP1 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 5.5 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server R2 Datacenter 64-bit Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server R2 64-bit Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server WEB Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Enterprise 64-bit Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Enterprise 64-bit Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Standard 64-bit Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Microsoft Windows 98 Gold Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Microsoft Windows 98se Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Microsoft Windows Me Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP1 64-bit Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP1 Home Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Microsoft Windows Xp 64-bit Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP1 Media Center Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Microsoft Windows Xp Home Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 Home Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Microsoft Windows Xp Media Center Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 Media Center Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS Microsoft Windows Xp Gold Professional Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 Tablet Pc Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 11
Microsoft Windows 2000 5
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server 6
Microsoft Windows 98 1
Microsoft Windows 98se 1
Microsoft Windows Me 1
Microsoft Windows Xp 10

- References For CVE-2005-0053
CERT TA05-039A
MS MS05-008
MS MS05-014
XF ie-dragdrop-gain-privileges(19117)
CERT-VN VU#698835
BID 11466 Microsoft Internet Explorer Valid File Drag and Drop Embedded Code Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0053

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