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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-1988

Unknown vulnerability in Internet Explorer 5.0, 5.5, and 6.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a web site or an HTML e-mail containing a crafted JPEG image that causes memory corruption, aka "JPEG Image Rendering Memory Corruption Vulnerability".
Publish Date : 2005-08-10 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
IE5.01,SP4 JPEG Image Rendering Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:390 windows
IE6 for XP,SP2 JPEG Image Rendering Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1335 windows
IE6 Server 2003 JPEG Image Rendering Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1216 windows
IE6,SP1 JPEG Image Rendering Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1140 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-2005-1988

# 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-2005-1988
MS MS05-038
CERT TA05-221A
CERT-VN VU#965206
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1335
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1216
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:390
VUPEN ADV-2005-1353
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1140

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-1988

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