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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0056

Internet Explorer 5.01, 5.5, and 6 does not properly validate certain URLs in Channel Definition Format (CDF) files, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information or execute arbitrary code, aka the "Channel Definition Format (CDF) Cross Domain Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2005-05-02 Last Update Date : 2021-07-23
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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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeObtain Information
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
IE for Server 2003 Channel Definition Format Cross Domain Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2817 windows
IE5.01,SP3 Channel Definition Format Cross Domain Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2385 windows
IE5.01,SP4 Channel Definition Format Cross Domain Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4947 windows
IE6,SP1 Channel Definition Format Cross Domain Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3318 windows
IE6,SP2 Channel Definition Format Cross Domain Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4085 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-2005-0056

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 1
Microsoft Internet Explorer 2

- References For CVE-2005-0056
MS MS05-014
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2385
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2817
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3318
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4085
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4947
XF ie-cdf-execute-code(19137)
SECTRACK 1013126
BID 12427 Microsoft Internet Explorer AddChannel Cross-Zone Scripting Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
CERT TA05-039A
CERT-VN VU#823971

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0056

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

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