Microsoft Internet Explorer 'mshtml.dll' Information Disclosure Vulnerability

2010-10-18T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310801606
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2010 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2020-06-10T00:00:00

Description

This host is installed with Internet Explorer and is prone to information disclosure vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
#
# Microsoft Internet Explorer 'mshtml.dll' Information Disclosure Vulnerability
#
# Authors:
# Sooraj KS <kssooraj@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (C) 2010 Greenbone Networks GmbH, http://www.greenbone.net
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2
# (or any later version), as published by the Free Software Foundation.
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
###############################################################################

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.801606");
  script_version("2020-06-10T11:35:03+0000");
  script_bugtraq_id(41247);
  script_cve_id("CVE-2010-3886");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"4.3");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2020-06-10 11:35:03 +0000 (Wed, 10 Jun 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2010-10-18 15:37:53 +0200 (Mon, 18 Oct 2010)");
  script_name("Microsoft Internet Explorer 'mshtml.dll' Information Disclosure Vulnerability");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2010 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Windows");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2010-06/0259.html");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://reversemode.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=68&Itemid=1");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.eeye.com/Resources/Security-Center/Research/Zero-Day-Tracker/2010/20100630");

  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Successful exploitation will allow attackers to gain access to
  sensitive information that may aid in further attacks.");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"Microsoft Internet Explorer version 8 and prior.");

  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"The CTimeoutEventList::InsertIntoTimeoutList function in Microsoft
  mshtml.dll uses a certain pointer value as part of producing Timer ID values for the setTimeout and
  setInterval methods in VBScript and JScript, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information
  about the heap memory addresses used by the Internet Explorer application.");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure
  of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer
  release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"This host is installed with Internet Explorer and is prone to
  information disclosure vulnerability.");

  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"WillNotFix");
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"executable_version");

  script_tag(name:"deprecated", value:TRUE); # Plugin may result in FP

  exit(0);
}

exit(66); # Plugin may result in FP