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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0554

Buffer overflow in the URL processor of Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 5.5, and 6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a URL with a long hostname, aka "URL Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2005-05-02 Last Update Date : 2018-10-12
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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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
URL Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability (IE5.01,SP3) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1196 windows
URL Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability (IE5.01,SP4) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2253 windows
URL Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability (IE6 for Server 2003) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2559 windows
URL Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability (IE6 for XP,SP2) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3817 windows
URL Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability (IE6,SP1) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:789 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-2005-0554

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft IE 5.01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft IE 5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 3

- References For CVE-2005-0554

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2005/ms05-020
MS MS05-020
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=229&type=vulnerabilities
IDEFENSE 20050412 Microsoft Windows Internet Explorer Long Hostname Heap Corruption Vulnerability
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA05-102A.html
CERT TA05-102A
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/756122
CERT-VN VU#756122

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0554

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


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