ID CVE-2011-0038
Summary Untrusted search path vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 might allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse IEShims.dll in the current working directory, as demonstrated by a Desktop directory that contains an HTML file, aka "Internet Explorer Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability." Per: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS11-003.mspx 'This is a remote code execution vulnerability.' Per: CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path 'http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/426.html'
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:*:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:*:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x32:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x32:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:r2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:r2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:r2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:r2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x32:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x32:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 9.3 (as of 26-02-2019 - 14:04)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
oval via4
accepted 2014-08-25T04:00:15.866-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization Symantec Corporation
  • name Josh Turpin
    organization Symantec Corporation
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization Symantec Corporation
  • name Maria Mikhno
    organization ALTX-SOFT
  • name Maria Mikhno
    organization ALTX-SOFT
  • name Maria Mikhno
    organization ALTX-SOFT
definition_extensions
  • comment Microsoft Windows XP (32-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1353
  • comment Microsoft Windows XP x64 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15247
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (32-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1870
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (x64) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:730
  • comment Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6210
  • comment Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1282
  • comment Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2041
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4870
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (64-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5356
  • comment Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6210
  • comment Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6165
  • comment Microsoft Windows 7 x64 Edition is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5950
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6438
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Itanium-Based Edition is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5954
  • comment Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6210
  • comment Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6165
  • comment Microsoft Windows 7 x64 Edition is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5950
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6438
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Itanium-Based Edition is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5954
  • comment Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6210
description Untrusted search path vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 might allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse IEShims.dll in the current working directory, as demonstrated by a Desktop directory that contains an HTML file, aka "Internet Explorer Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability."
family windows
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12270
status accepted
submitted 2011-02-08T14:00:00
title Internet Explorer Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability
version 79
refmap via4
bid 46159
confirm http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100127294
misc http://www.fortiguard.com/advisory/FGA-2011-04.html
ms MS11-003
osvdb 70833
sectrack 1025038
vupen ADV-2011-0318
xf ms-ie-dll-code-execution(64913)
Last major update 26-02-2019 - 14:04
Published 10-02-2011 - 16:00
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