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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0063

The document processing application used by the Windows Shell in Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by modifying the CLSID stored in a file so that it is processed by HTML Application Host (MSHTA), as demonstrated using a Microsoft Word document.
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
MSHTA Code Execution Vulnerability (32-bit XP,SP1) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3456 windows
MSHTA Code Execution Vulnerability (32-bit Server 2003) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:407 windows
MSHTA Code Execution Vulnerability (Windows 2000) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4710 windows
MSHTA Code Execution Vulnerability (32-bit XP,SP2) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:573 windows
MSHTA Code Execution Vulnerability (64-bit Server 2003 and XP Version 2003) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:587 windows
MSHTA Code Execution Vulnerability (64-bit XP,SP1) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2184 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-2005-0063

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * SP4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server R2 * 64-bit * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server WEB * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Enterprise * 64-bit * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Standard * 64-bit * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Microsoft Windows 98 * Gold * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Microsoft Windows 98se * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Microsoft Windows Me * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP1 64-bit * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * * Home * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * * Media Center * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP1 Home * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP2 Tablet Pc * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * Gold Professional * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP1 Media Center * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP2 Home * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP2 Media Center * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2000 5
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server 4
Microsoft Windows 98 1
Microsoft Windows 98se 1
Microsoft Windows Me 1
Microsoft Windows Xp 9

- References For CVE-2005-0063
BUGTRAQ 20050529 Spam exploiting MS05-016
BID 13132 Microsoft Windows Shell Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
VUPEN ADV-2005-0335
IDEFENSE 20050412 Microsoft MSHTA Script Execution Vulnerability
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:587
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:573
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4710
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:407
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3456
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2184
MS MS05-016

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0063

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

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