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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0553

Race condition in the memory management routines in the DHTML object processor in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 5.5, and 6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malicious web page or HTML e-mail, aka "DHTML Object Memory Corruption 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 CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DHTML Object Memory Corruption Vulnerability (IE6 for Server 2003) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3100 windows
DHTML Object Memory Corruption Vulnerability (IE6,SP1) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3752 windows
DHTML Object Memory Corruption Vulnerability (IE5.01,SP3) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4874 windows
DHTML Object Memory Corruption Vulnerability (IE5.01,SP4) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4985 windows
DHTML Object Memory Corruption Vulnerability (IE6 for XP,SP2) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1695 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-2005-0553

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 SP4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 1
Microsoft Internet Explorer 4

- References For CVE-2005-0553
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3100
MS MS05-020
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1695
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3752
IDEFENSE 20050412 Microsoft Internet Explorer DHTML Engine Race Condition Vulnerability
CERT TA05-102A
CERT-VN VU#774338
XF ie-dhtml-bo(19831)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4985
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4874

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0553

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