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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0055

Internet Explorer 5.01, 5.5, and 6 does not properly validate buffers when handling certain DHTML methods including the createControlRange Javascript function, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code, aka the "DHTML Method Heap Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2005-05-02 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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
IE5.01,SP3 DHTML Method Heap Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2692 windows
IE5.01,SP4 DHTML Method Heap Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3910 windows
IE6 DHTML Method Heap Memory Corruption Vulnerability (Server 2003) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3137 windows
IE6 DHTML Method Heap Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:710 windows
IE6,SP1 DHTML Method Heap Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1005 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-2005-0055

# 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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 11

- References For CVE-2005-0055
SECTRACK 1013125
MS MS05-014
XF ie-cdf-execute-code(19137)
CERT-VN VU#843771
CERT TA05-039A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0055

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