Microsoft Internet Explorer Cookie Hijacking Vulnerability

2011-06-13T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310802202
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2018-10-20T00:00:00

Description

The host is installed with Internet Explorer and is prone to cookie hijacking vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: gb_ms_ie_cookie_hijacking_vuln.nasl 11997 2018-10-20 11:59:41Z mmartin $
#
# Microsoft Internet Explorer Cookie Hijacking Vulnerability
#
# Authors:
# Sooraj KS <kssooraj@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2011 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("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.802202");
  script_version("$Revision: 11997 $");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2018-10-20 13:59:41 +0200 (Sat, 20 Oct 2018) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2011-06-13 15:28:04 +0200 (Mon, 13 Jun 2011)");
  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_cve_id("CVE-2011-2382");
  script_name("Microsoft Internet Explorer Cookie Hijacking Vulnerability");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.networkworld.com/community/node/74259");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/05/25/microsoft_internet_explorer_cookiejacking/");

  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"registry");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("General");
  script_dependencies("gb_ms_ie_detect.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("MS/IE/Version");

  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Successful exploitation will allow remote attackers to read cookie
files of the victim and impersonate users requests.");
  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"Internet Explorer Version 8 and prior and Version 9 Beta.");
  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"The flaw exists due to the application which does not properly
restrict cross-zone drag-and-drop actions, allows user-assisted remote attackers
to read cookie files via vectors involving an IFRAME element with a SRC
attribute containing a file: URL.");
  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:"The host is installed with Internet Explorer and is prone to
cookie hijacking vulnerability.");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"WillNotFix");
  exit(0);
}

include("version_func.inc");

ieVer = get_kb_item("MS/IE/Version");
if(!ieVer){
  exit(0);
}

# version = 9.0.7930.16406
if(version_is_less_equal(version:ieVer, test_version:"8.0.6001.18702")||
  version_is_equal(version:ieVer, test_version:"9.0.7930.16406")){
  security_message( port: 0, data: "The target host was found to be vulnerable" );
}