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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 : 2021-07-23
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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 None
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 6.0 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0.1 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0.1 SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0.1 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0.1 SP4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 2
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9

- References For CVE-2005-0055

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A3910
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3910
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A2692
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2692
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2005/ms05-014
MS MS05-014
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1005
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1005
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A3137
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3137
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A710
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:710
http://securitytracker.com/id?1013125
SECTRACK 1013125
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/19137
XF ie-cdf-execute-code(19137)
http://secunia.com/advisories/11165/
SECUNIA 11165
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA05-039A.html
CERT TA05-039A
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/843771
CERT-VN VU#843771
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2004-12/advisory/

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0055

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


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