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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-1990

Internet Explorer 5.0, 5.5, and 6.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a web page with embedded CLSIDs that reference certain COM objects that are not ActiveX controls, including (1) devenum.dll, (2) diactfrm.dll, (3) wmm2filt.dll, (4) fsusd.dll, (5) dmdskmgr.dll, (6) browsewm.dll, (7) browseui.dll, (8) shell32.dll, (9) mshtml.dll, (10) inetcfg.dll, (11) infosoft.dll, (12) query.dll, (13) syncui.dll, (14) clbcatex.dll, (15) clbcatq.dll, (16) comsvcs.dll, and (17) msconf.dll, which causes memory corruption, aka "COM Object Instantiation Memory Corruption Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-2087.
Publish Date : 2005-08-10 Last Update Date : 2018-10-12
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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) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
IE5.01,SP4 COM Object Instantiation Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1337 windows
IE6,SP1 COM Object Instantiation Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1235 windows
IE6:S03 COM Object Instantiation Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1221 windows
IE6:XP,SP2 COM Object Instantiation Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1061 windows
Test Consolidated to OVAL1221 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100082 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-2005-1990

# 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 Windows Server 2003 Sp1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 3

- References For CVE-2005-1990
VUPEN ADV-2005-1353
CERT-VN VU#959049
BID 14511 Microsoft Internet Explorer COM Object Instantiation Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-11-15
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1337
SECTRACK 1014643
CERT TA05-221A
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1235
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1221
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1061
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:100082
MS MS05-038

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-1990

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