CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2004-0549

Published: Aug 06, 2004 | Modified: Jul 23, 2021
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
10 HIGH
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

The WebBrowser ActiveX control, or the Internet Explorer HTML rendering engine (MSHTML), as used in Internet Explorer 6, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code in the Local Security context by using the showModalDialog method and modifying the location to execute code such as Javascript, as demonstrated using (1) delayed HTTP redirect operations, and an HTTP response with a Location: header containing a URL: prepended to a ms-its protocol URI, or (2) modifying the location attribute of the window, as exploited by the Download.ject (aka Scob aka Toofer) using the ADODB.Stream object.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Internet_explorer Microsoft * *
Internet_explorer Microsoft 6.0 6.0
Internet_explorer Microsoft 5.01 5.01
Internet_explorer Microsoft 5.5 5.5

References