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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0555

Buffer overflow in the Content Advisor in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 5.5, and 6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Content Advisor file, aka "Content Advisor Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2005-04-12 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 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 CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
IE5.01,SP3 Content Advisor Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2077 windows
IE5.01,SP4 Content Advisor Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2786 windows
IE6 (for Server 2003) Content Advisor Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4674 windows
IE6 (for XP,SP2) Content Advisor Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3157 windows
IE6,SP1 Content Advisor Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3926 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-2005-0555

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Internet Explorer 3

- References For CVE-2005-0555
MS MS05-020
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2786
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2077
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3157
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3926
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4674
XF ie-content-advisor-bo(19842)
CERT-VN VU#222050
CERT TA05-102A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0555

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